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Do you have a comedian in your life? One that makes you laugh out loud? 

I am blessed to have two in my immediate life- Gy and my husband.

Gy provides the natural comic relief that kids seem to have in abundance. Her comments, especially the exploratory kind, were so hilarious that  I compiled them into a detailed post

Here are a couple of my favourites:


At the Pittsburgh temple, the following dialogue took place:

Me: This is Lord Vishnu. Pray for anything that you want.

Gy: Can I ask for anything?

Me: Yes

Gy:( closes her eyes and prays for a few seconds) ok

Me: What did you ask for?

Gy: I prayed for a banana


“Gy: Amma see this bone on my back? That means I am a…

Me: not an invertebrate?

Gy: Yes! I am an outvertebrate!!

Jokes come naturally to my husband. He can turn a sombre situation into a laughter fest with some witty one-liners. He can make Gy laugh, just after I’ve had a showdown with her, over some petty issue. He can make the most comical faces and even turn my frown upside-down, by showing me how I look when I am angry. The minute I get worked up, he pulls out his camera and asks me to hold that look so he can capture it for posterity. You can picture how quickly my anger dissipates when that happens!

Truth be told, I love being the brunt of their jokes, just to see them chuckle.

Watching them be happy, ensures that my smile stay intact.

Word count: 264

My recommendation for the day is Richa Vikas Agarwal 
who writes an excellent post today about 
the Jealousy that can come from Social Media use


Written for the A to Z 2014 Challenge

J is for Joking 

My theme for the month is : Introspection in shades of 11

Also linking this to the Ultimate Blog Challenge for April


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Shailaja V

Hi there! I'm Shailaja Vishwanath, a blogger with 12 years of blogging experience and a parent to a teen. I work as a digital marketing and social media consultant. From positive parenting tips to useful productivity hacks, social media advice to blogging advice, you'll find them all right here. Welcome to my blog.


Tom MacInnes · April 10, 2014 at 9:16 pm

A home filled with laughter is a home filled with Love. Your family life seems wonderful. I am very happy for you and for your whole family. Keep the uplifting posts coming! 🙂

Ananya Tales · April 10, 2014 at 10:13 pm

A jovial post ! enjoyed reading it !

Swathi Shenoy · April 11, 2014 at 12:50 am

in my circle, I am that person who makes people laugh 😀 enjoyed reading dis 🙂 especially the out vertebrate one 😀

Sushree Dash · April 11, 2014 at 3:27 am

A family that laughs together stays together 🙂

peppylady (Dora) · April 11, 2014 at 4:41 am

Walking and Laughter does one mental heath good.

Stop in from A to Z challenge · April 11, 2014 at 5:14 am

May your home always be filled with laughter …..

juzta mom · April 11, 2014 at 5:23 am

Awww this was cute, especially the moments with your little one. They do say the weirdest and cutest things. And again we have similar posts. J for jokes for me 🙂

Beloo Mehra · April 11, 2014 at 5:53 am

That's a lovely post again, Shailja! Always good to have laughter and fun brewing up in a home. Keep the hearts healthy and happy 🙂 Wishing you more and more of such fun moments.

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Kathy Combs · April 11, 2014 at 6:04 am

Both of my parents were comedians and constantly laughing and saying crazy things and it is little wonder I am the same way as are my kids. Love this! ♥

PhenoMenon · April 11, 2014 at 7:32 am

Funnny… Its always good to have joketers in ur life…


Jayanta Tewari · April 11, 2014 at 8:26 am

A happy family of yours :-).May God bless… Funny people should be able to accept jokes on them as well :-).

Nabanita · April 11, 2014 at 8:37 am

This is one of the classic signs of a happy home…I remember such times with mt family…my mom bore the burnt of all the jokes…It was so much fun, still is…

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Srilakshmi Indrasenan · April 11, 2014 at 9:32 am

Ha ha ha … after a long time reading jokes that are cracked by a wise and witty kid 🙂 🙂

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Shilpa Garg · April 11, 2014 at 11:26 am

LOL @ Gy's conversations. It is really fantastic to have fun and funny people around us. One can never be angry for long when they are around! Enjoyed reading this post! ♥

Psych Babbler · April 11, 2014 at 11:45 am

Laughter is indeed the best medicine…funnily enough, at our home too, mum was always the butt of all jokes… 😀 Love Gy's sense of humour… Did she get her banana after all? Else she might just lose faith in god… 😛 · April 11, 2014 at 1:26 pm

I have a tendency to make my wife laugh herself into an asthma attack. I love making her laugh and smile, but I need to learn to stop before she's wheezing!

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shellymona · April 11, 2014 at 3:16 pm

It's a blessing to have lively people around coz they are capable of spreading smiles…
your daughter's jokes are hits….lovely

sulekkha · April 11, 2014 at 4:07 pm

Love the innocent jokes, sweet reminders that they grow up fast and this time needs to be cherished as much as possible 🙂 Your husband sounds like a swell man, lucky you.

Sreeja Praveen · April 11, 2014 at 5:35 pm

Love the smiles here 🙂 I am also an outvertebrate 😀 😀
Hats off to her creative jokes 🙂

tulika singh · April 11, 2014 at 6:06 pm

Banana??? She asked for a banana? She's adorable.

Aditi · April 11, 2014 at 6:56 pm

Banana…oh god…hehe…that one was really cute!

Writercat59 · April 11, 2014 at 7:17 pm

Enjoyed your fun post on joking, Shailaja. My sons and hubs love to poke fun at me, too, and enjoying pushing my buttons just to laugh at me when I get angry. It's hard to stay mad at them. We can't take this life too seriously and mostly we can't take ourselves too seriously. We have to laugh or we'd cry instead. I prefer laughing myself.

Shesha Chaturvedi · April 11, 2014 at 8:09 pm

Hehehe!!! I loved the humor. I can relate to many of the things 😀

sitara nair · April 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm

That's so nice to have two quick witted ones who can create laugh riots for you…

Sirisha · April 11, 2014 at 10:02 pm

Oh How much fun 🙂

vishal bheeroo · April 12, 2014 at 10:41 am

Stay blessed and it's fun to be part of a family of brings a smile on one's face and khushi unlimited. I try to be a joker at times and it's good for one's health:)

Eli Z · April 12, 2014 at 2:18 pm

Hearth warming as always Shailaja:-) Love your posts:-) Cutie pie of a kid you have there:-) – and so great you write down the funny stories..They grow up so fast

Carol Graham · April 12, 2014 at 8:28 pm

Whenever I have lunch or dinner with my daughter and her friends, my daughter always brings her 2 year old as he is easy to take anywhere, including restaurants. However, some people choose to “not” see children as humans in an adult world. The last time we were out and there were 3 of us and my grandson, the hostess asked is we wanted a table for 3 and without skipping a beat, my daughter's friend said “And a chair for the invisible person as well” It was a funny way to put that hostess in her place.

Carol @ Battered Hope

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