17.11.08

Manual of Life - Alternative Definitions

Adulthood
n., That stage of your life where you cannot remember the last time you ate, bought, or even simply wanted a lollipop.


Related:
Childhood
n., That stage of your life where you (conveniently) cannot remember the last time you ate, bought, or even simply wanted a lollipop, when questioned about the same while trying to pester someone into getting you one.

8 comments:

Shyam said...

Hmm. Perhaps I havent reached adulthood yet. Love going to my local Chinese 'cos you get free lollipops after you pay your bill! :D Always offered to adults, offer always accepted by me.

HP said...

i had poppins yesterday. heavenly.. !

Cynic in Wonderland said...

confusedhood. when you know one wouldnt mind a lollipop and wonders why on earth has one not brought it yet.

NightWatchmen said...

And what about us who remember as well as are the kind who have stopped pestering people to get us one, instead buying it whenever we feel like it.......

Lekhni said...

The stuff here is filled with high fructose corn syrup and tastes quite horrible. I know because I tasted one sometime ago. I can't remember when, though, so I guess that makes me an adult, right ? ;)

Spark said...

this piece reminded me of Mr Pops.......i seriously cant remember when i had one last.....!!! Btw are they still available???

P.S - Chalo...atleast now its confirmed that am an adult.....yiiiipppeeee :) somehow noone at my home believes so.... :(

??! said...

Shyam:
You....you....oh, well, enjoy.

hp:
So we now know where you slot, right?

cynic:
That's teenage angsthood.

NW:
Simple no? You're kids with money.

lekhni:
I'm afraid it does (and I know just what you mean about the super-sweetness bit).

spark:
Who knows? Anybody?

mummyjaan said...

Very true. And very cute :)