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Lest you forget…

Largest human nose ever recorded was that of an Englishman Thomas weders in the 18th century”  19cm long.

A visit by the world’s shortest man named Ping Pong brought sidewalk traffic on Manhattan’s busy 42nd street to a halt.  The 20-year old Chinese man in all of 74.6cm tall.

The Oxford University considers Indian students among the best in the world and would like more of them joining its campus.

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins global award: His work… a polar bear on top of a globe praying, “Save my family” has won the Ist prize in a competition on “sculpture of global warming”.

Lalu cuts train-shaped cake on birthday 61st on 11-6-2008

Children’s utterances and misheard lyrics and stragglers:-

Hail Mary pillow case ( Hail Mary, full of grace)

sa-re-ga-mase acha (sare Jahan se acha)

Diwali to be a permanent annual feature at Trafalgar square – London Mayor.

I used to note down such interesting information in my Diary. On certain days, when I have nothing else to do, I casually go through the information recorded in my diary.  some are very useful and some very interesting.  Any way, it is a habit worth cultivating

Here is one more: “Unleash the talent, let the torrent of ideas flow, let originality rule and success follow. Indeed this is the time zone of the creative mind.  Ideas are thriving and new discoveries flooding the market.”

Author: P U Krishnan

First things first. I am one of those retired chaps who are young at heart. I watch cricket matches and jump for joy when Tendulkar scores yet another century. I read newspapers and books too, though I am not crazy about them. I think I have a mind free from hatred and I owe it to the wonders of nature and music. I scribble something now and then and call myself a writer! Though I have settled in Ooty, a lovely hill station in Tamil Nadu—I must emphasize the fact that I was born and brought up in Tellicherry in North Kerala and studied in the good old Government Brennen College. Of and on, my mind goes back to my ancestral house at Tiruvangad in Tellicherry in front of an ancient Sri Ram temple. I am indebted to this wonderful place which inculcated in me a love for cricket and literature. But all said and done, I am an Indian first.

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