Thursday, October 16, 2008

No bad habits!


Once a man was waiting for a taxi. A beggar came along and asked him for some money. The man ignored him. But being a professional, the beggar kept on pestering him. The man became irritated when he realized that the beggar would not leave him alone unless he parts with some money.
Suddenly an idea struck him. He told the beggar, "I do not have money, but if you tell me what you want to do with the money, I will certainly help you."
"I would have bought a cup of tea", replied the beggar.
The man said, "Sorry man. I can offer you a cigarette instead of tea". He then took a pack of cigarettes from his pocket and offered one to the beggar.
The beggar told, "I don't smoke as it is injurious to health."
The man smiled and took a bottle of whisky from his pocket and told the beggar, "Here, take this bottle and enjoy the stuff. It is really good".
The beggar refused by saying, "Alcohol muddles the brain and damages the liver".
The man smiled again. He told the beggar, "I am going to the race course. Come with me and I will arrange for some tickets and we will place bets. If we win, you take the whole amount and leave me alone".
As before, the beggar politely refused the latest offer by saying, "Sorry sir, I can't come with you as betting on horses is a bad habit."
Suddenly the man felt relieved and asked the beggar to come to his home with him. Finally, the beggar's face lit up in anticipation of receiving at least something from the man. But he still had his doubts and asked the man,
"Why do you want me to go to your house with you".

The man replied, "My wife always wanted to see how a man with no bad habits looks like."

24 comments:

Rakib Ahmed said...

Hay,,, dud.. That was really cool...... great lines.... keep it up dud.... keep posting

i m getting inspired.....

Deepz said...

nice write up yar..but i think that i have read this as a SMS long time back yar..

Alisha said...

lols!!... awsum...my dad has a similar kinda attitude and mom is always frowning.tht apart.Gud work!


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Sidrah said...

that was quite a nice read =)Nowadays u don't find such people anymore :/

Happy Blogging!

smile-a-mile said...

that was super cool... is it an original or an inspired one?

Hashan Hazarika said...

Its a inspired one ! got a sms long back n wanted to share in my blog!
happy reading!

Vivek Pandey said...

LOL! That was a good one! I wonder what would have been the wife's reactions! Hehehe!

vanilla sky said...

nice write up!

these kind of stories teach something without being preachy

Kenneth said...

Nice inspiration, u've bettered the sms

Varun said...

rofl! nice one.
It's sad but true.

Shruti Sharma said...

nice stuff..keep rhting! :)

Divya Sai said...

Good work dude, nice short story to lite up an evening !!!

jayanta deka said...

short simple english bt amazing lines...!
well done..!

cheers life..!

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Tanmay said...

lo..but i've read it earlier..
visit me back..
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dai said...

ha ha ha!!!

Sathish said...

Nice post. Keep Blogging...

VIDYA said...

Hehe...good one!
keep posting anecdotes like these!!!!!

The Solitary Writer. said...

hey tthis post is really good yaar

thoughtful and something to think abt

do professional beggars bug ppl ?? :p

Arjun said...

haha... tat was funny.. :)

U r good woth humour dude..

Cheers..!!
Arjun

sinjan said...

LOL...nice one

Karmasura said...

good one! it is indeed true that without bad habits you can go nowhere.. like the actor in dusvidaaniya..

mujtaba7 said...

nice story...
i'll use it sometime in my lists of anecdotes somewhere

www.mujtaba.co.nr

mujtaba7 said...

nice story...
i'll use it sometime in my lists of anecdotes somewhere

www.mujtaba.co.nr

Randeep said...

Haha.. thats really cool.. I'd a laugh..

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