Thursday, December 25, 2008

Hmphhhh!!!!

Tell me, when you go to a restaurant, how often do you tell the waiter, just bring me whatever you feel like, don't bug me about it? Or tell them your menu sucks, go get me something else?

Not very often, or actually, not ever! Right?
Then why do guys/kids say these things to their wives/mothers when they are asked what they would like to eat?

How often do you tell the host when invited to a party that I don't like to eat X, Y, Z so make sure you don't have those on the menu, or else I won't eat. I will go hungry that night, and it will be because you did not want me to eat?

Absolutely never, right? Then maybe, once in a while, you can let that poor soul in your home make what they like and you join them without a complaint?

How often, when you you go to a friend's house, and they ask you how you like the food, do you say, oh, the paneer pieces are too big? Or, "there is too much poppy seeds?" Or, "Ewwwwww"?
Never? Then why do you hurt the feelings of the poor soul who cooks for you every day? Sometimes after a long and hard day of their own?

Be considerate people! These women are going to spend quite some time cooking a meal just for you, so help them out and don't be so rude! Appreciate their efforts, even if you don't quite like the size of your veggies. Because it is all being done to fill your stupid stomachs!

Hmpphhhh!!!!

And another hmmppphhhh!!! on how all my latest posts are rants! Where did that darned happy soul disappear? Come back, I need some cheer here!

21 comments:

I am said...

he he.. seedha bolne ka.."kitchen is closed" for the holidays :)

D said...

I know what you're saying but hey, don't equate mothers and wives to waiters. There's a lot of difference between them.

ceedy said...

Are you are I guess meeting all the worng people ;)

Khana hai - kaisa bhi hai...I will appreciate it (lekin only veg - now is that a problem also?)


Cheer up....and haffun...

Maddy said...

or when they pour a little wine from a freshly opened bottle to taste and ask - do you like it sir? you look at his eyes with a tough frown and say No!! get me another?

I had tried a few of the things you mentioned and got sheepish responses actually...

DeeplyDip said...

so true...the food at home is almost never perfect...
like the suggestion by I am - "kitchen is closed"...btw merry chirstmas and a happy new year :)

Ria said...

Aww its ok sweetie!i never crib abt wht my mom has made coz i knw its soon gonna b a luxury for me, especially after i get married. ;) Jus chill and u'll b back to ur usual self.u sound really stressed.

aneri_masi said...

@tanu, I can say it, but I cannot do it :)

@D, I know...but I just wish the courtesy was extended to everyone, not just to strangers

@ceedy, no re, no problem like that. Just want courtesy and all that, you know?

@maddy, you did?!?

@deeplyDip, it is ok to say that something is missing or is too much, but at the same time, I would also like a good word where it is due :(

And Merry Christmas to you too :)

@Ria, you bet! It'll def be a luxury, unless you hire a cook or something. Nah, I am not stressed, just bored I guess.
Thanks for your sweet words :) makes me happy :)

Mumbai Diva said...

grin grin

Indian Home Maker said...

Yes it does happen. And the attitude is not right. Also sometimes women might get so taken for granted that they might get less respect than waiters :(

RAJI MUTHUKRISHNAN said...

Very good. I like someone standing up for me and others of my ilk.
Do keep ranting - I love it! :)

Nitin said...

haahahah.. very well written..

we take home food and "cook" for granted ..

La Vida Loca said...

nice. well said.

kallu said...

Keep going. You are talking for a lot of us.

aneri_masi said...

@mumbai Diva...you just wait! hmppphhhhhh!!! :D

@IHM, :(( I wish we had the heart to spit in their food and give it to them :)

@Raji, lets start a petition to make it illegal to complain about "ghar ki murgi" :)

aneri_masi said...

@nitin, kar dee na galati! Cook nahi hain hum! We don't get paid for it! We mostly get brickbats!

@LVL, :)

@kallu, oh...don't encourage me :D

Nitin said...

sorry ..sorry.. sorry....hahahahh..

but tell me then what should we call one who cook for free.. ( Maa bolenge tu bhi pitenge wife boolenge too bhi marenge.... ;) )

aneri_masi said...

@nitin, lol Ok, sochte hain..some new term :)

Preeti said...

LOL! i sooooooo agreeeee...! a little bit of credit where its due wudnt hurt wud it? :)

Fighter Jet said...

hum...thanks for reminder..i will be doubly cautious from now onward :)

aneri_masi said...

@preeti, hain na? we aint asking for big tips, just some appreciation!

@fighter, yep, you def shld remember the effort and care that goes into any meal u eat at home!

Veens said...

yaar.. it is alright :P ... meri cooking toh beechara pati khata hai.. and says it is good.. i can never know if it is good or bad... until mom tastes it and says something :)