Friday, October 07, 2005

i am a doctor akela hoon bimaar hoon

Today I started to office pretty late. Actually I had told that I will be coming late, now don't ask me why.. as usual was not feeling well.

As I crossed vadapalani signal, the road was unusually empty. The very next signal was the one near the TCS office, even it had a green signal. I throttled a bit and as I crossed the signal I saw mama ( police) waving at someone. I don't bother to look at him again as I was sure that he was not waving at me.

I throttled a bit more and was kind of enjoying the ride. After some time I realized that I was driving a bit fast and to my amaze the speedometer was showing the arrow ahead of 85 and almost 90 (Gosh! What has got into me, immediately I started slowing). I took my off the speedometer to look at the road, but was too late.

A mama was standing almost at the middle of the road and asking me to stop, he was just ahead of me some how I managed to stop.

Mama : Enna speed limit laam theriyadha?

Me : {usual excuse } sir naan indha ooru ku pudhusu, enaku therilae. Naan rumba fast a laam otaliyae?

Mama: fast a otalia??? Adhu seri…. Seri urru ku dhaan pudhusu nalla sokka pant laam poturukae, unuku English kuda va padi ka theriyadhu…yethini yedathula speed limit poturukku ( by this time I knew I was loosing the argument, but had last excuse)

Me: (held my ID CARD half covered by my hand itself and wanted to tell him that, sir I am coming from vadapalni office and urgently going to ambattur office –actually was coming from home only, anyway wanted to try it) Sir enakku kunjom urgent a….

Mama: sir idha modhaliye solla kudadha ( naan onummae sollalae…. And I wanted to look at my ID CARD, do I resemble any big shot…or does my ID CARD have something else that I haven't seen yet…what does this guy think of me)

Mama: case attend pora…konjum medhuva po sar, illa neeye case aiyuduvae…!( what the heck….what case, what is he thinking, but I kept silent, simply blinking)

Mama: ini "+ "sticker otiko sir, police will not stop you. ( god! He thinks I am doctor)

Mama: seri seri poituva….

 

Came to office and looked at my ID CARD again, what made him think that I am doctor and even so do doctors wear ID CARD outside, whatever…. One ID CARD saved me atleast 100.



7 comments:

SamY said...

yaaaru andh traffic police nu sollu ... naan avar kitta peesaren ... unna paatha Dr maadhiri irukkakum ... =)) ... dei vaazhvu da unnaku

adhu seri nee puppy face potta yaaru thaan nambha matta?

definite'a avan unnoda ID card pathurundhan ... avalo thaan ... andh kuthathukagave ulla thoookeee poturuppan :p

Tamizhan said...

ada paavi! respecte sir, as i am suffering from fever....andha maadri irukkey....

ghuru said...

something would have told him that you belong to a hospital..enna, id card ellam vechirukranaala unna patient'nnu nenaikaama doctor'nu nenachutaar andha vasoolist..unakku fever varra frequency patha nee '+' sign potukradhu thappu illa...epdium nee oru hospital duty paakra maari dhaan..

senthil said...

@samy and ghuru: tooooo much.

vee-jay said...

idhu nalla idea-va irukke. next time try pannaren :-p

sathyus said...

so ivaru oru vela mental hospital(case ??) nenachitaaro?

senthil natarajan said...

@sathya... idhu konjum too much