When I was the villain – Part 3

That is when I first accepted taking the war to his turf by bringing in weapons of mess destruction. I had picked up the butter knife and fork from the Rekha`s mess that we call kitchen. The sharp negotiators that Rajans are, I only gave up my fork and didn`t reveal the butter knife and …

Today is my ‘happy’ birthday

The view from the hill is pretty. I am picking up speed too. Only sometime back my thighs were packed trying to force-pedal the bike….but now life is so easy. Somebody had said that after 30, it would all be downhill…so true. Birthday Update Thanks everybody for all your wishes. With two women in my …

Neat Microsoft Excel tip

Excel has a nice feature which counts the number of days between two dates. For example, if I wanted to find how how long I have been blogging, all I need to do is go to a cell and type: =”04/21/2007″-“08/10/2003” First I mention today’s date…and then the date I started blogging. When I press …

Coming up next…

I have always believed that if women didn`t exist in this World, we would have never had combs. All the baldies please excuse for you were never part of the big plan God had. You are a flaw in the system. Just in case you didn’t know beneath the good crop of hair on my …

Mail from an Ouchmytoe reader

Looks like Ouchmyte is nurturing monsters, who if given enough time can turn dangerous. Here is a mail received from one of the readers – Rajesh Nair (original name) and my reply to him. From: Rajesh Nair To: Jammy Date: April 17, 2007 Hi Jammy, Today I accidentally stumbled upon your blog @ www.ouchmytoe.com and …

Ouchmytoe tops again!

India`s top professional blogger Amit Agarwal of Labnol and Digital Inspiration fame has come up with a list of the most widely read blogs of India. It is aptly titled ‘India Blogs`. Wonder if it is intentional that in the name…the word ‘Blog` is both a noun and verb. Those who didn`t understand would do …

Lateral Thinking – 3

Definition of Lateral Thinking – Lateral thinking is a term coined by Edward de Bono, a Maltese psychologist, physician and writer. It first appeared in the title of his book The Use of Lateral Thinking, published in 1967. De Bono defines lateral thinking as methods of thinking concerned with changing concepts and perception. Lateral thinking …

Virginia Tech shooting

In the deadliest school campus shooting a gunman opened fire in a Virginia Tech dorm and Virginia Tech classroom on Monday and killed 21 people. The gunman was killed. Virginia Tech president Charles Steger uttered a few words of condolence, but that wouldn`t help the parents who lost their children. Horrifying indeed. The shooting at …

And now for some self gloating

Yesterday www.ouchmytoe.com got listed as Desi Blog of the Day @ Gauravonomics – a blog by, my guess is Gaurav (He tells us that he is sometimes single but doesn`t reveal his name in the ‘About Me` section). The complimentary post also mentions the Ouchmytoe Error page. If you visit the site, please do take …