Story of a lost journalist

June 12, 2011

Cris Cracks – 7

Filed under: Cris Cracks,humor — Cris @ 17:52

Day would have been rather mechanical had not kidder boss M decided to kid around. Was busy getting last-minute quotes for a story well past its deadline. A psychologist was next in cue – to get a quote from, that is. Since still new in Kochi, asked boss for a contact. He types a number and calls it his personal psychologist – ‘the one who treats me’. Believes it for of course – a little unstable on the head has to be a pretty common affair among those higher up the ladder. Dials happily.

“Hello, Dr S?”

“No… (probably saw the phone number) who is this?”

“This is from DC newspaper, Kochi (tiny bells start ringing in head. What did the boss say about it being a resident doctor… oh oh)”

“I see, I am M’s wife”



“Ohh…. Ohhh… ohhhhhhhhh! Sorry ma-ma maaam. Hehe (why do all embarrassing talks end with hehe, as if it helps!)”


Still hangs on, feeling dumb.

Tells boss who breaks into laughter and apologizes, before passing on the news to other humor-deprived colleagues. Can’t help it, it was funny. Didn’t mind, for once being the source of a little entertainment on a lazy Sunday in office.





  1. I can very well imagine the kind of crowds and the mood/situation there….really appreciate your “guts” and kudos to that…!!!

    Comment by raghunath menon — June 20, 2011 @ 21:00 | Reply

  2. Hahahaha.. Thanks for sharing Cris..

    Comment by Javed Miandad — December 21, 2011 @ 16:15 | Reply

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