“Jis number ke piche jud jaye uski kimat badh jati hai, aur jo usse takrata hai wo khud bhi zero ho jata hai”Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
This is one of my favourite movie quote. For those readers of this blog who does not understand Hindi, here’s a translation for you- “(Zero) is a very useful thing. If it is added after any number, it transforms people’s luck. If a number attacks it, the number itself becomes zero.“
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I remember our first colour TV. I grew up poor. Getting a 14 inch colour TV was a thing of pride for my family. My dad bought it before 1998 Football World Cup. Buying TVs before World Cups gave you good bargains and it was all about bargains for us. We shopped through various stores to find the cheapest option, to save some money. Seeing this discarded TV today on morning walk reminded me of that time, that TV.
No, I am not trying to throw a Sashi Tharoor at you. This blog is not about teaching readers one complicated new word after another each day. This blog is a space to express my thoughts about the world. If they matter, if they help someone, GREAT! If they don’t- well I won’t plead for you to adopt them.
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