Sometime ago, I had read a funny matrimonial ad in a news paper. The ad went thus:” A girl with forty acres of land, wishes to marry a boy owning a tractor. Please send a photograph of the tractor…..”.A girl from an agriculturist family has her own specifications and limitations.
A Banker: ” Wanted a bride with principles, who takes interest in me, credits me with her service but does not debit my saving bank account with huge shopping bills….”
A Doctor: ” I have been recently injected with a strange love-bug or bacteria, making me desirous of matrimony. I am in search of a girl who is patient and has deep knowledge of various ills and pills, is religious-minded and keeps away from all sins such as anacin, metacin, crocin etc. I promise to be a good husband with no side effects. Apply care of…….”
A Car Mechanic: “Wanted a sturdy girl, in good working condition. Should be above average and must be able to run home at a good speed. Dents will not be tolerated, specially in head-gear. Mobile number ………”
A Lawyer :” I hereby beg to submit my application as an eligible candidate for the post of a husband after marriage. The person whom I am looking for must be a girl and strictly a girl. She should be ever willing to submit and surrender herself to the service and jurisdiction of My Lord i.e. Myself. Any objection will be over-ruled and will not be sustained. Apply in confidence to Box Number…if you have the confidence of meeting the stiff laws.
An Alcoholic:” Wanted a sober girl. Her father should preferably have his own soda factory. I am an occasional alcoholic and drink only when friends come home. Friends come home seven days a week. Girl must also know how to carry me from bar to bar to ghar-baar. Meet personally and send soda sample for trial. Sample must be ample…..”
A Shayar :” Badi muddaton key baad ek arzoo jagi hai,
Ki hum bhi shaadi shudaa ho jaayein,
Kya wajah hai shaadi karaane ki,
Lo kahey detey hain sahi sahi,
Yaaro,abb khud sey kaam ghar ka hota nahi ”
Readers can try drafting similar ads on behalf of other professionals and join the bandwagon!!