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DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
June 2013
DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?

1. A school in Queens, New York, became the first public school in America to offer an all-vegetarian menu.

2. A zoo in Tacoma, Washington, named a tiger cub Kali, after the Hindu goddess.

3. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa paid a visit to a Chennai zoo to give Tamil names to seven tiger cubs.

4. Upon Jayalalithaa’s recommendation, the zoo has become the first in the world to offer an all-vegetarian menu.

5. It also became the first zoo in the world in which all the tigers went on strike.

 

 

(1, 2, and 3 really happened.)

 

 


Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.

[Comments? Contributions? We would love to hear from you about Chai Time. If you have contributions, please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips and more.]




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