PART-IV JOKES OF MUCKOO THE SIMPLETON
JOKES OF MUCKOO
MUCKOO SAYS : THE MOON IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE SUN
Muckoo says the moon is more important than the sun because we need moonlight in the dark night whereas the sun shines in the daytime when it is already bright.
MUCKOO WANTS TO COMMIT SUICIDE
Muckoo decided to commit suicide by lying down in front of a speeding train. On the way to the railway track he was carrying a bag of food . He told those who questioned him about the food bag that the trains were notoriously late many times and he did not want to die of starvation. When Muckoo got there and lay down on the track he could see the train coming afar of . The train driver saw something and kept on sounding the whistle. Finally as the train close, Muckoo jumped off from the track . He explained to the bystanders that he did that because the train kept begging for mercy by whistling.
MUCKOO RIDES A HELICOPTER
Muckoo went for his first helicopter ride . Unfortunately the helicopter crashed but Muckoo was unharmed . He explained that since it was cold up there he switched off the fan above the helicopter and it crashed.
MUCKOO GOES SHOPPING
Muckoo was a well known simpleton in town. One day he went shopping and asked the storekeeper if he could buy that VCR , the shopkeeper without even looking at him said 'Muckoo go away ' .Muckoo was amazed how the shopkeeper would know him without even looking at him . The next day he went again and in a voice disguised as a woman asked if he could buy that VCR . The shopkeeper without even looking at him said 'Muckoo go away'. Muckoo was amazed and asked the shopkeeper how he could indentify him without even looking at him. The shopkeeper said he knew it was Muckoo because the object he was asking for was not a VCR but a washing machine.
MUCKOO DECEIVES THE BULLY
Muckoo went to a new neighbourhood and was standing there counting the houses. The local bully spotted him and demanded to know what he was doing. Muckoo replied that he was just counting the houses. The bully said it was forbidden to do that and that he had to pay a dollar for every house he counted. Muckoo paid him 120 dollars saying he counted 120 houses. Muckoo went home and boasted that he had deceived the bully because he had actually counted 250 houses.
MUCKOO GIVES ADVICE
Muckoo 's friend was telling him how he had saved his busfare because he simply ran after the bus all the way home instead of getting inside the bus and buying a ticket . Muckoo advised his friend that he could save more money if he ran after a taxi instead of a bus because he would save the taxifare.
MUCKOO BUYS MANY TICKETS FOR A TRAIN JOURNEY
Muckoo bought many tickets for a single train journey because he was afraid that in case someone picked his pocket he would have a spare ticket.
MUCKOO GOES TO ENGLAND
Muckoo grew up in a poor Indian village where no one knew English and anyone speaking English was considered a learned person. One day Muckoo went on a visit to England and on his return to his village he was asked his impressions of England. Muckoo replied that England was a highly developed country because he saw even small children speaking English.
MUCKOO 'S POLITICAL CAMPAIGN AT A SOCCER MATCH
Muckoo was standing for election for Mayor of the town. During his campaign he was invited as the chief guest for the finals of a soccer tournament. After the match Muckoo gave his speech as chief guest. He said he was very saddened to see 22 players running after a single football and if he was elected Mayor he would ensure that in every soccer match each player would have his own football .
MUCKOO INVITED TO A DINNER
Muckoo's friend decided to play a practical joke on Muckoo . He sent an invitation to Muckoo to have dinner with him at his apartment on the 25th floor . There was no elevator in the building. Muckoo had to climb 25 floors and was exhausted when he reached that apartment only to find it locked and a note saying that the dinner was cancelled. Muckoo was furious and decided to outwit his friend . He left after writing on the note that he was busy and would not be able to come for the dinner.
MUCKOO RIDES A DOUBLE DECKER BUS
Muckoo was invited to ride a double decker bus for the first time. The conductor kindly advised him to ride in the upper deck . Muckoo went up but soon ran down trembling with fear . He said he was afraid to ride in the upper deck because there was no driver there.
MUCKOO LOSES HIS DONKEY
One day Muckoo was informed that his donkey was lost . Muckoo turned to his friends and said that he was very lucky because he did not ride the donkey that day . Otherwise he too would have been lost.
MUCKOO INTRODUCES HIS ELDEST BROTHER
Muckoo introduced his eldest brother to his friend as a distant relative . His brother was shocked at this and questioned Muckoo . Muckoo replied that he was indeed a distant relative because he was eldest of the nine brothers and Muckoo was the youngest.
MUCKOO BECOMES A TERRORIST
Muckoo joined a group of terrorists . Oneday they were driving to bomb a place . While they were driving Muckoo was holding a bomb and casually playing with it. His fellow terrorists were shocked and told him to be careful with the bomb. Muckoo told them not to worry about the bomb as he a spare bomb in the boot.
MUCKOO GOES TO A RESTAURANT
Muckoo went to a cheap restaurant called Kuppa and after eating he went to the wash basin and began to gargle his mouth loudly and spit into the basin . He was making so much noise that the other customers were annoyed . Finally the waiters rushed to him and warned him that if he did not stop they would throw him out . Muckoo replied that it was his habit and that he had done the same thing even in the five star hotel . The waiters asked him about the reaction there. Muckoo replied that the waiters in the five star hotel asked him if he thought that this was kuppa restaurant before throwing him out.
MUCKOO GOES ON AN EXPEDITION
Muckoo led a group on an expedition deep into the jungle . They carried six large boxes of heavy equipment. They hired a helicopter to drop them deep inside the jungle. The pilot took one look at their luggage and said that the helicopter could carry only four boxes . Muckoo argued that in his previous expedition they took all six boxes in the helicopter. Finally the pilot agreed to try . The helicopter took off and was soon struggling to fly with the overload. Soon it crashed in the jungle .Fortunately all were unharmed. The Pilot looked around and was trying to identify their location . He asked the passengers if they had any idea where they were. Muckoo replied that he thought it was almost the same place where they had crashed on the previous trip.
MUCKOO'S EPITAPH :WELL DONE GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT
The tombstone of Muckoo who was a cruel master contained the words ' well done good and faithful servant ' . A visitor asked the keeper about the cause of the death of Muckoo and was told that Muckoo was killed by his servant.
MUCKOO ENTERS THE CROWDED BUS
Muckoo boarded a crowded bus and after looking around at the passengers he loudly told the driver ' This bus looks like a zoo , you seem to have all the animals ' The bus driver replied ' No , we did not have all the animals .We lacked a donkey until you got on the bus.'
MUCKOO ,THE CRUEL DICTATOR AND HIS ASSISTANT
A nation of ten million people were ruled by Muckoo, a cruel dictator and his assistant. Once Muckoo and his assistant were flying over their country in a helicopter. Muckoo was in a happy mood and joked to the assistant that if he threw a hundred dollar note from the helicopter , atleast one person in his country would be happy. The assistant suggested that it would be better if he threw ten notes of ten dollars each because then atleast ten people would be happy . The pilot who overheard this conversation turned to them and said that if he threw both Muckoo and his assistant out of the helicopter then ten million people would be happy.
MUCKOO PROMOTES ABORTION
Muckoo was speaking passionately about the benefits of abortion. He proclaimed that the world would a better place if the society endorsed abortion . After he finished a member of the anti-abortion movement rose up and said that the world would certainly have been a better place if Muckoo's mother had practiced abortion.
MUCKOO , THE DRUNK AMBASSADOR
A dinner was organized in honour of Muckoo ,the newly appointed ambassador. All the dignitaries of the host country were present. There was music and dancing and great food and wine. While everyone were dancing and enjoying themselves, Muckoo sat quietly and kept on drinking wine and got fully drunk. After sometime the dancing stopped and everyone was quiet while some soft music was played. Muckoo suddenly got a desire to dance . He looked at someone nearby wearing a flowing robe and decided to ask her for a dance. But the person refused to dance with him giving two reasons.One reason was that the music being played was not appropriate for dancing . Muckoo enquired about the music being played and was told that it was the national anthem. The second reason was that the person was not a lady but a catholic bishop . Muckoo in his drunken state had assumed from the flowing robe of the bishop that it was a lady.
MUCKOO WANTS TO GO TO THE SUN
Muckoo wanted to go the sun . When told that the sun would be too hot and he could not get near it Muckoo replied that he had a plan . He would go to the sun at night.
MUCKOO THE MAYOR GIVES A LONG SPEECH
Muckoo was the town's mayor and was invited to give a 15 minute speech in an important function. He asked his assistants to prepare a speech for 15 minutes and went to the program . However when he gave the speech it lasted 30 minutes. He was furious at his assistant for this embarrassment and asked for an explanation. The assistant replied that Muckoo had continued reading the extra copy of the speech which was the reason for the long speech.
MUCKOO TAKES THE SLEEPING PILL
Muckoo was working in a factory and was always late to work because he always went to sleep very late and got up late in the morning . The manager was furious and threatened to dismiss him unless he became punctual. Finally Muckoo decided to take sleeping pills in order to go to sleep early . He got up early and went to work on time . The manager was surprised and asked him how he had come on time. Muckoo replied that he had taken sleeping pills to sleep early and wake up early . The manager then asked Muckoo why he had been absent from work the day before. Muckoo had slept through a whole day and had woken up on the day after.
MUCKOO APPLYS FOR A JOB AS A SECURITY OFFICER IN A BAR
Muckoo went to a bar to apply for a job as a security officer . He boasted to the bartender about his skills as a security officer and proceeded to demonstrate his strength . He looked around and saw a man shouting loudly . He went up to him and caught him by his collar and then threw him out into the street . He then turned to the bartender and asked what he thought of his skills . The bartender replied that he was indeed impressed but it was the owner who could decide on giving him the job . Muckoo then asked if he could meet the owner. The bartender told him to turn around and look at the man who was coming through the door. Muckoo turned and saw that it was the same man whom he had just thrown out into the street .
MUCKOO, THE JOURNALIST AT THE SITE OF THE ACCIDENT
Muckoo was a journalist. Oneday he saw a large crowd gathered around the site of a road accident . Wanting to get a quick story he wondered how he could press through the crowd . Suddenly he had an idea. He rushed through the crowd shouting ' Give way , I am a family member of the victim ' When he reached the accident spot he saw that the accident victim was only a donkey.
MUCKOO EATS WITH HIS HAND INSTEAD OF FORKS AND KNIVES
Muckoo was being teased because he ate with his hand and not with forks and knives. He replied that it was better to eat with his hand because his hand entered only his mouth whereas the forks and knives were used by many and entered into many diffferent mouths.
MUCKOO SALUTES THE GENERAL
Muckoo was a soldier who always showed great respect to his superiors. One day while the general and the officers were having a important meeting on the top floor of a tall building , suddenly the building caught fire and there was an emergency evacuation . One by one the officers jumped from the tall building and Muckoo and the other soldiers on the ground each held a carpet to catch them . Finally the general jumped and Muckoo was holding the carpet to catch him . As the General was about to land , Muckoo saw the General's face and saluted him dropping the carpet . The general crashed into the ground and died while Muckoo saluted him.
MUCKOO AND THE ROBBERS
A group of robbers were planning to rob and were watching the road to see if any suitable person could be seen. They saw Muckoo coming out of a lawyers office . They thought about robbing him but then decided that it would a wasted effort because the lawyer would have already taken all of Muckoo's money.
MUCKOO ,THE BEGGAR HAS A REVELATION OF GOD
Muckoo the beggar, sat outside a church to beg . Sadly the members just ignored him as they passed by. Only a few dropped a some coins into his begging bowl. Muckoo was very disappointed at his meager collection . The next day he went and sat outside a bar to beg. The drunkards who were swaggering out of the bar saw this beggar Muckoo and proudly threw large currency notes into his begging bowl as they passed by. Muckoo was thrilled at his huge collection. He looked up into the sky and said ' God you are not present in the church , but truly you are present in the bar"
MUCKOO'S WIFE 'S TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS
Muckoo's wife was known to have long conversations on the phone every time which lasted several hours. One day a visiting friend observed that Muckoo's wife had hung up the phone after speaking only 30 minutes . Muckoo replied that it happened whenever she had called a wrong number.
MUCKOO TAKES UP THE JOKER'S CHALLENGE
A joker became famous for his skill in making people laugh. He became proud and gave a challenge that if anyone could listen to his jokes without laughing , he was willing to pay them ten thousand dollars. Many tried it but ended up laughing. Finally Muckoo tried it and much to everyone's surprise succeeded. He went home with the ten thousand dollars . But the next day Muckoo's wife came running to the joker and cried ' Please take back the ten thousand dollars and return my husband's sanity. He has been laughing non-stop ever since he reached home.' Muckoo had understood the meaning of the jokes only after he reached home
MUCKOO THE MONKEY
The monkeys had an astrologer among them who would predict their future. One day Muckoo ,the monkey went to the monkey astrologer and wanted to know its future . The monkey astrologer looked at it and said that there is a very bleak future ahead of it . Muckoo ,the monkey ,was shocked and asked what is going to happen to it. The monkey astrologer said ' You are going to become a man '.
MUCKOO TALKS WITH A SAILOR
Muckoo and a sailor were talking to each other about death at a funeral . Muckoo asked the sailor about the deaths in his family . The sailor replied that both his father and his grandfather had been sailors and they had both died in the sea . Muckoo was worried and asked the sailor whether he was not afraid of the sea as a result of this. The sailor responded by asking about the deaths in the family of Muckoo. Muckoo said both his father and grandfather had been tailors and both had died at home. The sailor then asked Muckoo whether he was not afraid to live at home as a result of this.
MUCKOO ORDERS 7-UP AT THE HOTEL
Muckoo was staying at a hotel . He was thirsty one night. He called the reception and asked for a 7-up .He waited and waited but no one brought him the drink and he soon fell asleep. Early in the morning he was woken up by the telephone ringing.The operator told Muckoo that it was his 7am wake up call.
MUCKOO FIGHTS WITH A THIEF
Muckoo was walking along the road when he was attacked by a thief who wanted to rob him. Muckoo put up a furious resistance and but finally after a big struggle the thief managed to get all the money in his pocket which was only 25 dollars . Muckoo's friends asked him why he had fought so hard with the thief for this meagre 25 dollars . He replied that he had fought so hard not for the 25 dollars in his pocket but for the 5000 dollars he was hiding inside his shoes.
MUCKOO SEARCHES FOR THE ADDRESS
Muckoo traveled by train to a new town and hired a taxi to take him to the address he had on a slip of paper. However they was unable to locate the address even after many hours of searching . Finally the taxi meter became so high that Muckoo paid the taxi and decided to search by himself . He asked a nearby policeman for directions to the address on the slip of paper . The policeman looked at it and said that he had gotten down at the wrong station and the address was located in the next town. The taxi driver had indeed taken Muckoo for a ride
MUCKOO BUYS A SHIRT
A certain shop was advertising that the clothes sold there could be used for three generations . Muckoo an elderly man who was quite big in stature was attracted by this advertisement and decided to buy a shirt in this shop. He soon understood the meaning of that advertisement. The shirt was of such poor quality that within a month it shrunk in size and only his son could wear it and by the second month it had further shrunk so drastically in size that only his grandson could wear it.
MUCKOO AND HIS ENEMY
Muckoo was walking on the road with his dog. He noticed that his hated rival was standing ahead of him and watching him. As they passed him by , the rival said in a mocking tone ' Are you not ashamed to walk with this donkey ?' . Muckoo retorted ' it is not donkey , it is a dog '. The rival replied ' I was not talking to you , I was talking to the dog'.
MUCKOO CHECKING IN THE BAGGAGE AT THE AIRPORT
Muckoo had three suitcases at the check in counter at the airport. He made a strange request. He wanted his three suitcases to go to three different cities. The airline told him that it was impossible . Muckoo replied ' But that is what happened to me the last time when I travelled with your airline '.
MUCKOO ,THE STINGY MAN WANTS TO WIN A LOTTERY
Muckoo , a very stingy man never spent money and tried to get everything free . He wanted to win a lottery and get a lot of money . He kept praying to God to make him win a lottery. However even after many years of praying it did not happen and finally he died . In heaven he was very angry with God and asked Him why he did make him win the lottery. God replied ' Muckoo , it was impossible for me to answer your prayer because you were too stingy and did not even buy a lottery ticket '.
MUCKOO BEATS HIS SON
Muckoo was beating his son severely .When the neighbours asked him why he was doing it , he replied that he was leaving town tommorow morning . The neighbours could not understand this explanation. Muckoo then explained that his son's exam results would be declared the next day and therefore he was giving the usual beatings in advance knowing that his son would have surely failed in the exam.
MUCKOO ,THE BOXER WHO DID NOT FIGHT THE BULLIES
Muckoo was a boxer who was well known for furious fighting in the ring. One day as he was walking along the street , suddenly a group of bullies surrounded him and started beating him . Muckoo did not offer any resistance and meekly suffered all the beating . When his friends asked him why he did not fight them , Muckoo replied that he did not fight because there was no prize money .
MUCKOO GIVES A FLOWER AND GETS A SLAP
During an election campaigning , Muckoo offered a flower to prospective female voter but was surprised when the voter slapped him back. Muckoo explained that his party symbol was a flower and that is why he had offered her a flower. The voter replied that her party symbol was a hand and that is why she had slapped him.
WHO IS THE GREATER FOOL : MUCKOO OR LOOSOO
One Sunday afternoon two rich men were having a contest to prove whose servant was the greater idiot . The first man called his servant Muckoo and gave him five dollars and asked him to go and buy a Mercedes Benz car . The second man called his servant Loosoo and said " Go to my office and see if I am there " . Muckoo and Loosoo went out and talked to each other . Muckoo said ' My master is really stupid . He does not even know that Sunday is a holiday and the car shop would be closed '. Loosoo responded ' My master is also very stupid . Instead of asking me to go to his office to find out if he was there , he could have easily made a telephone call and found out.'
MUCKOO THE OFFICE MANAGER
Muckoo was an office manager.One day he went around inspecting his staff and was upset to see how their office tables were untidy and dirty . He sent a note to everyone saying that ' a dirty table signifies a dirty mind ' . His staff who had seen how Muckoo's table was always clean and empty wondered whether ' an empty table signifies an empty mind' .
MUCKOO'S DOUBT :WHO IS MORE INTELLIGENT ?
Muckoo has a doubt . who is more intelligent ?. A father or his son. If the father was more intelligent than the son , why was it that it was Sir Isaac Newton and not his father who discovered the law of gravity . Why was it that it was the great scientists and not their fathers who discovered and invented so many amazing things.
MUCKOO AND THE IDENTITY PROBLEM
Muckoo was travelling in a crowded bus . He was closely observing his fellow passengers . He saw someone near the door and commented loudly " Look at that young boy " . His neighbour turned to him and said coldly ' it is not a boy , it is my daughter ' . Muckoo replied ' I am sorry .Are you the father ?' . The neighbour replied ' No , I am the mother '.
MUCKOO'S WIFE WEARS THE WEDDING RING ON THE WRONG FINGER
Muckoo's wife was wearing her wedding ring on the wrong finger. When questioned she had the following explanation ' I am wearing my wedding ring on the wrong finger because I married the wrong man'.
MUCKOO ,THE STINGY MILLIONAIRE, WANTS TO ENTER HEAVEN
Muckoo ,a stingy millionaire had lived very selfishly . Finally he died and stood at the door of heaven wanting to be let in . But the angel refused to allow him inside and asked him if he had ever done anything good for others during his lifetime.Muckoo thought for a long time and finally remembered that he had given a penny to a needy man. The Angel gave Muckoo back a penny and told him to go to hell.
MUCKOO'S GRATEFUL WIDOW
Muckoo's wife who had always lived with only the barest neccessities was seen living in great comfort with all luxuries soon after Muckoo's death. She explained to the curious neighbours that she is enjoying all these luxuries because of her husband who died in service entitling her to a huge compensation.
MUCKOO'S NEW POLICY :NO EMPLOYMENT FOR BACHELORS
Muckoo ,the chairman of a company announced a new policy that they would not employ any bachelors and only married men could apply for a job in their company. When the reporters questioned the logic behind this strange policy ,Muckoo explained that they had found that married men were finding it easier to obey orders while the bachelors were finding it very difficult and seemed unaccustomed to it.
MUCKOO'S ELECTION SYMBOL
Muckoo decided to enter politics and stood as a candidate for the election . He chose to have the donkey as his election symbol . But his friends convinced him to change his symbol saying that there should be some difference between him and his election symbol.
MUCKOO TAKES HIS FAMILY TO A MUSIC CONCERT
Muckoo and his wife went to a music concert with their little baby. As soon as the concert began , the little baby began to cry loudly and disturb the audience. The ushers rushed to the couple and offered to give them back their money if they would leave with their baby. But his wife promised to keep the baby quiet and soon succeeded in pacifying the baby . As they continued listening , they found the concert extremely boring and felt like leaving. However Muckoo had an idea and asked his wife 'can you make the baby cry again .Then we can leave after getting our money back'.
ASKING FOR THE HAND OF MUCKOO'S DAUGHTER
A young man went to Muckoo to ask for his daughter's hand . Muckoo looked scornfully at the young man and said ' I don't want my daughter to live with a donkey ' . The young man replied ' Sir , that is exactly the reason why I want to marry her'.
MUCKOO , THE HONEST MAYOR
The chairman of a big automobile company offered Muckoo the mayor , a free luxury car. Muckoo replied that he was an honest man and would not accept such gifts . The chairman replied that in that case the company was willing to sell it to him for one dollar. The chairman explained that if he bought it from them , there would be nothing dishonest about it. Muckoo replied that in that case he would buy ten cars for ten dollars.
MUCKOO SITS IN THE WRONG SEAT IN AN AEROPLANE
Muckoo was going on his first aeroplane journey to visit his married daughter who had just given birth to a son . As he entered the plane he went and sat on the window seat which was allotted to someone else. He refused to vacate the seat despite all the pleadings of the cabin crew . Finally they brought the pilot to Muckoo . The pilot whispered something in Muckoo's ears and immediately Muckoo vacated the seat . The cabin crew was astonished and begged the pilot to tell them the secret . He replied that he simply told Muckoo that all passengers in the window seat would go to a different destination.
MUCKOO AND HIS FRIEND LOOSOO
One day Muckoo was walking with a small bag of fruits when he met his friend Loosoo. Loosoo asked Muckoo ' If I guessed how many fruits you have in the bag, will give me one ? ' . Muckoo replied ' Sure , if you guess correctly I will give you both '. Loosoo replied ' Okay my guess is five.'.
MUCKOO STRUGGLES TO FIND THE RIGHT BRIDE
Muckoo was sad because his mother was disapproving all the girls he proposed to marry. Finally his friend advised him ' Find a girl who is just like your mother and your mother would surely approve of her '. Muckoo took this advice and after a long and difficult search found a girl just like his mother. The friend met him again and enquired whether he had found a girl like his mother . Muckoo answered that he did find such a girl but he was now facing a new problem. His father was totally against it saying ' You should not marry a girl like your mother . Don't make the same mistake that I made'.
MUCKOO STEALS AS A SCHOOL BOY
When Muckoo wasa school boy he was thrown in jail for stealing petty things. His fellow thieves in the prison were amazed at his skills at robbery and asked him why he had not tried robbing banks. Muckoo replied that it was because by the time he got out of school in the evening the banks were already closed.
MUCKOO HAS A SURPRISE IN THE RESTAURANT
A restaurant owner enjoyed surprising his guests . One day he told an American guest that his lunch was free . The next day he received a thankyou note and a bouquet of flowers from the American . Another day he told an English man that his lunch was free . The next day he received a beautiful thank you card along with a box of chocolates from the Englishman. One day Muckoo the Indian, went to that restaurant was surprised with a free lunch . The next day the restaurant owner received a group of 50 Indians asking for a free lunch.
MUCKOO FILES A POLICE COMPLAINT
Muckoo rushed to the Police station and said that he had lost his car and wanted to file a complaint . When the officer asked how he had got to the station , Muckoo remembered that he had in fact driven in his car to the Police station.
MUCKOO AND THE MAGIC WELL
There was a magic well in a town where people believed that whatever they wished while peering into the well , would be granted . One day Muckoo and his wife went to the magic well . Muckoo went first and made his wish while looking into the well. After that, his wife went and looked into the well to make her wish . However she bent too low and fell into the deep well. Muckoo then declared ' This well is truly powerful . I had just now made my wish and immediately it has been fulfilled.'.
MUCKOO ,THE MILKMAN RAISES THE PRICE OF MILK
Muckoo was the only milkman in town and everyone depended on him for their milk. He used to add water to the milk to make more money . The people knew this but were forced to do business with him as he was the only milkman. One day Muckoo raised the price of milk .The people got angry and shouted at him for raising the price of milk which was already watery . Muckoo replied that he had to raise the price of milk because he was now adding mineral water to the milk .
MUCKOO BOASTS ABOUT HIS DAUGHTER'S GREATNESS
During a marriage proposal , Muckoo ,the father of the bride was boasting to the prospective in-laws about the great talents of his daughter. He said ' My daughter sings and dances so well that you would not be interested in watching any programs on TV or listening to any music on tape recorder or VCR. She can wash clothes and dishes so well that you would not think of using any washing machine. ' After the prospective in-laws left , the daughter was so furious with her dad for making such false claims about her which were not true. Muckoo explained that only if he said such things , the in-laws would not ask for a TV, VCR, washing machine etc as dowry.