Punch 21-03-2007

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By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 21.03.07

Mohan: If you put your hand in your right pocket and found Rs 25, and if you put your hand in your left pocket and found Rs 50, what would you do?

Rohan: I would immediately rush to my tailor and ask him to stitch a few more pockets in my trousers.

Amrita Kar,
Class VIII, Rajkumari Santanamoyee Girls’ High School,Tamluk

On a sunny morning, Monika had kept an empty glass on the window.

Mother: Monika, why have you kept the glass on the window?

Monika: Mom, our teacher asked us not to waste anything so I am trying to fill up the glass with sunlight!

Oindrilla Sarkar,
Class V, Sri Ram Krishna Sarada Sangha Balika Vidyalaya, Kalindi

Client: Will you take up my case?

Lawyer: Yes, I can take up your case and fight for you, but how much are you going to pay me for it?

Client: Sir, I am a poor man, I don’t have enough money, but I do have a Maruti car.

Lawyer: (Brightened) Ok. Then you can sell your car and give the money to me. Now tell me about your case.

Client: The case is that my car is stolen.

Suvradip Mukherjee,
Class VI, Garden High School, Calcutta

A 60 -year-old man bought a new digital camera but was unable to operate it. So he called up the service provider for instructions. After a long explanation, when he still couldn’t understand, the man said to his customer care officer: Consider me to be a four-year-old child and tell me step by step how to use it.

Customer care officer: In that case, please hand over the phone to your mother.

Spandita Pal,
Class VIII, St Augustin Day School, Shyamnagar

Father: How was the question paper?

Son: Easy.

Father: Then why do you look so unhappy?

Son: The question paper did not give me any trouble. It was the answers that did!

Ankit Ray,
Class V, Rajendra Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur

Son: Father, we will turn rich soon.

Father: How?

Son: Our Maths teacher has told us that he will teach us how to convert paisa into rupees.

Samiran Saha,
Class VIII, Durgapur Ispat Vidyalaya, Durgapur

Teacher: What came first, the egg or the chicken?

Student: Egg.

Teacher: How?

Student: Ma’am, I have egg for breakfast and chicken for either lunch or dinner. So naturally, egg comes first!

Avinash Singh,
Class VII, The Assembly of God Church School, Calcutta

Question: Why did a man throw his watch outside the window?

Answer: Because he wanted to see ‘‘time fly’’.

Tathagata Bhowmik,
Class VI, Don Bosco, Park Circus, Calcutta

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