Roughed by the days’ happenings, with a grimace, Chandru got down to work. He was drained completely yet he had to do what his boss had asked him to do. His mind was like that of a zombie waiting to ghoul on his boss. He opened his communicator and searched for the associate’s name whom he was supposed to approach regarding the networking problem.
Amuthavalli? How on earth can peoples have this name and all ? Our peoples have a very decent and modern tradition of having names like ‘Sreesanth’ , ‘Bindhu’, ‘Kichu’, ‘Reshma’ . Wish I got a chance to talk to someone whose name was a sweet poetry like the Chakkapazham Halwa J’
By now you must have guessed what had happened? Yes, Chandru pinged Amy thinking he had pinged Amuthavalli. Realising the mistake shortly, he was in a sticky situation whether to continue the conversation with Amy or to apologize and ping the right person thereby doing his work. After a moment of deliberation, he decided to flirt with Amy for after all if she were hot (of course there’s no way he’d find out right now), she would be his ‘Chanda’ and if not he had nothing to lose in his world of daydreaming. There with all his might, and a silent prayer to Guruvayoorappan, he pinged… THUD !
Humans have this uncanny ability to express their thoughts in words. What humans lack sometimes is the ability to think. This often results in a lot of words being exchanged, especially when there are many people in conversation, and little actually being said. Which was precisely what was happening in the conference call Amy was in… Of course, she had company in Alex, at the other end of the line. About the only redeeming aspect of these calls was the hilarity that used to ensue when Alex, with his American accent spoke and everyone derived new meaning from his words, ultimately resulting in Alex sending out a mail to the team after the call, detailing everything that he said and hence defeating the purpose of the call itself.
There wasn’t much work today and as she got back to her seat, Amy chose to ignore Umesh’s chat window. Marriage… Something that would change her life forever… Curtail her freedom; if that’s what she could call her current state…Maybe even make her quit her job. She didn’t want to get hitched this soon. She wanted to enjoy life, though she didn’t exactly know its exact definition. She wanted to have some fun.
Fun came in the form of popup chat window. The name read Naryanan, Chandramouleeswaran. He had asked about some network issue she had no clue of and then realized he was looking for Amuthavalli and not Amruthavalli. However, the conversation didn’t end there…
I think you're mistaken. I'm not amuthavalli. I'm amRuthavalli
Hey am sorry da. I did that by mistake without knowledge
Amy’s Mind Voice: ”Da” it seems. Talk of making mistakes with knowledge!
Chandru’s Mind Voice: What to start with now?
Hey what kind of work you do?
A: I pluck lice out of hairy males in office. What's his problem?
I write code. I guess we all do, don't we?
lolzzz ya but my work is so boring ya.. i listened to music and read e books in the meantime
A: Oh my IQ just shot up triple digits knowing that. Is today "world talks to Amy in bad english" day or
what!! Ok so Mowglee wants to have fun! Time to give back. Localese ahoy!
Ya ma. Wat to do. I also listen all kinds of musics da.
C: Pat on my back. Its working successfully more than my code !
What kind of music you listen ? I love A R Rahman , Shakira and most of all my favvourite is BSB.. they are just awesome and they rock the world . I can also sing their songs fully
A:I bet you have a secret fetish for Nick Carter!
Oh even I listened ya, but now and all only Tamil fast musics. I like that Bailamo Simaro Lano song very much
C: Huh ?? What song is this ? May be she is telling some other English song . Lets pretend to know it
somehow and manage it by talking about books.
I also like that song so much. Anyways do you read books da?
Yes I do. You too a?
Hey books are my favourite pastimes da. I read Chetan bhagat' 'two states' 15 times you know ? I loved that book so much da. It just talks about love and lovers nicely
A: I bet your first book was five point someone!
Oh I haven't read that
C: Wow ! Success ! I can talk about the book and show how good am I in literature !
The book tells properly about the state of lovers in our country da. You know all the problems lovers face in our country na ? Thats so nicely written in that book anyways you also read the book and tell
What are the other books you read ?
A: Ayn Rand, Amitav Ghosh, Wodehouse
I read Harry Potter. I will read two states ya. It seems very interesting da
Hey I call you Mowgli means ok va?
I like that name da
Hey thanks so much da. I like the name so much how do you think of that name ?
Oh simply. I like that jungle book on tv ma. You want keep me name?
Hey of course da Wait thinking of a name.. But your name is very old ma. You not feeling sad about that?
A:The guts you son of a… !
No I dont. I am happy with my name yaaar. You dont want means dont keep name. Bye
Hey no no da. Dont get angry like this. I'll definitely keep you one name. Is JLo ok ?
Cozz i like her voice so much ma. My room full of her posters onyl
A:Does JLo know this!
Call me Amy da. Better. No, not angry
My turn bimbo!
So mowgli, what other stuffs do you like?
C: She don’t even know Backstreet boys but wants western name ha ha
Amy eh ? It sounds very cool ma I like the name so much. Its as sweet like you
How do you know I am sweet da? You are clairvoyant?
Oops he doesnt know what it means
I mean are you future teller by reading mind?
C: Cha i missed a chance to impress her! Thought of googling the meaning of the word ! lets manage it
Hey i know that word da. Anyways i love freaking out with friends and then partying , dancing and all
A: Agree with the “freaking people out” part! Where do you party? Ahobila Mutt?
Oh hey me too ya. You know we very similar I think.
Hey Mr.Desperate, catch this!
So you have a girlfriend a? Party with girlfriend a ;-)
C: Wow she asking because she’s interested maybe! I don want to give her wrong message!
JLo you sound very comfortable da. I like talking to you . I dont have girlfriend ma. I dont have enough money with me da so they dont come to me at all .. lolzzzzzz
A: I am SO impressed and just waiting to go out on a date with you mister. Here doggy, go fetch!
Ha ha but not all girls like money minded ya. You know, I should tell you something.
But its ok
Hey please dont put suspense da. Tell me please ma
A: Bait taken and swallowed whole!
no no its ok
you may get angry by it
C: Wow what is she gonna say? So exciting!
please da. dont put puzzles and go away. My mind will be spining later
you tell da
A: Didn’t you know Shakuntala Devi’s my aunt?
I don know you that much so difficult to say it da
A: Only if you roll over and play dead
don force !
okay da. its upto you da
A: Giving up so soon??
don mistake me da
but i already feel very close to you da. if u dont tell me ,its ok da
but remember i'll be always there for you nu
I think of telling but hesitate because only today I know u.
you have to tell everything to your dear ones only then you'll feel light ma
please tell me na
A: Actually what I want to say is…
(To be continued)