“don’t you begin lecturing me now , I’ve brought you up since you scurried around the streets like mowgli in underpants and washed your godknowswhatwhat since the days you made your red underpants turn topaz …. …. …. “
The sister-love which had welled up on her birth soon withered away as we did all we could to get rid of her . Tried to get her married off to an ice cream vendor , a scrap dealer , even a bear , once .
‘Beta, do you know where you came from?’
and the final year mechanical engineering student goes all like, ‘Yes Dad, you and mom went to the temple to pray for me and held hands and Hola! 9 months later I was there at your doorstep.’ *blink*blink*