Humour

Hilarious letter by officer seeking permission for a Zoom shaadi during the Coronavirus lockdown

Who said sense of humour is grossly unappreciated in fauj? Here's a fwd that I received today, a letter written by an officer to his commanding officer, asking for permission to marry his sweetheart (khud ki I mean, not the commanding officer's). Love in the times of corona? Yes Wit and humour in the face… Continue reading Hilarious letter by officer seeking permission for a Zoom shaadi during the Coronavirus lockdown

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When Major Sa’ab gave me driving lessons with a dash of Masterchef!

Major Sa'ab didn't know how to cook. On a scale of 1 to 10 in terms of kitchen skills, he was minus 3 when I married him. I didn't know how to drive. On a scale from 1 to 10, I was a 5 if someone would just remind me which one is clutch and… Continue reading When Major Sa’ab gave me driving lessons with a dash of Masterchef!

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My first Ladies’ Meet!

There should be two stories under this title — the first Ladies' Meet that I attended, and the first Ladies' Meet I hosted. As luck would have it, both these historical accidents incidents happened at the same Ladies' Meet. It was my first month as a newly wed in my husband's unit, which was hosting this mega… Continue reading My first Ladies’ Meet!

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When Army wives start using fauji lingo… Part 2

After the first part of When Army wives start using fauji lingo (Part 1, read here) was published, I got some useful feedback from Major Sa'ab. He also suggested that I ask other Army wives to contribute the words they use regularly. I asked around on Facebook and found some more such words, which meant… Continue reading When Army wives start using fauji lingo… Part 2