Stupid Question Commonly Asked to Indians by: Unknown
Posted by Tommy on January 14, 1998 at 19:15:00:

Q. What does that red dot on women's forehead mean?
A. Well, in ancient times, Indian men used to practice
by aiming for the red dot on their wife's forehead.
In fact,
this is one of the reasons why they had many wives.

Q. You're from India, aren't you? I have read so much
the country. All the wonderful places, the forests,
snake charmers, the elephants. Do you still use
for transportation?
A. Absolutely. In fact we used to have our own
elephant. But
later to save air, we started elephant-pooling with
neighbors, You see elephants have an "emissions"

Q. Does India have cars?
A. No. We ride elephants to work. The government is
trying to
encourage elephant-pooling schemes.

Q. Does India have TV?
A. No. We only have cable.

Q. Are all Indians vegetarian?
A. Yes. Even the tigers are vegetarian in India.

Q. How come you speak English so well?
A. You see when the British ruled India, they employed
as servants. Since it took too long for the Indians
to learn
English, the British isolated an "English-language"
gene and
implanted it into their servants' babies and since
then all
babies born in India speak perfect English.

Q. Are you a Hindi?
A. Yes. I am spoken everyday in Northern India.

Q. Do you speak Hindu?
A. Yes, I also speak Jewish, Islam and Christianity.

Q. Is it true that everyone there is very corrupt?
A. Yes, in fact, I had to bribe my parents so that
they would
let me go to school.

Q. India is very hot, isn't it?
A. It is so hot there that all the water boils
That is why tea is such a popular drink in India.

Q. Are there any business companies in India?
A. No. All Indians live on the Gandhian principles of
self-sufficiency. All of us make our own clothes
and grow our own
food. That is why you see all these skinny

Q. Indians cannot eat beef, huh?
A. Cows provide milk which is a very essential part of
Indian diet.
Therefore, eating cows is forbidden. However in
order to decrease
the population of the country, the government is
trying to
encourage everyone to eat human meat.

Q. India is such a religious place. Do you meditate
A. Yes, sometimes I meditate for weeks without food
and drink. But
it is difficult to keep my job, because I have to
miss work
when I meditate like that. But the bosses there do
the samething.
That is why things are so inefficient there.

Q. I saw on TV that people there walk on burning
coals. Why do they
do that?
A. We don't have shoes. So we burn the bottom of our
feet to harden
it so that we can walk.

Q. Why do you sometimes wear Indian clothes to work?
A. I prefer that to coming to work naked.

Q. How do you celebrate Thanksgiving day in India?
A. By roasting an American.

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