One rupee could get you 2 of these or 4 of those. It was never a tough decision to make: I’ll take 4 of those please.
Is crying and accusing at the same time considered multitasking? If yes, we multi-tasked our little asses off.
Chunnulal’s Underwear Shop or Murli’s Blouj and Saree Fall shop. Who cared? We just need it to carry things.
We also used to start wriggling around hoping it’d help us to control ourselves till we reached a bathroom.
We felt no embarrassment to go buy bread and milk in our banyans and chaddis. We’d run out in a jiffy.
Who ever heard of holding back tears? We’d cry in shops, in stranger’s homes, on the roads – anywhere we felt like.
The minute we’d have some favorite goodies in front of us, we stare at them unblinkingly and start to drool.
I guess it just seemed like too much of a chore to wash our hands when there was food waiting to be eaten.
Armpits, butt, that one spot on our back – we had an itch, we scratched. We even used pencils to get the job done.
Hey! If we liked it, we ate it. If we felt it had become dirty, we brushed it with our hands or wiped it on our clothes. There, all clean!