Wednesday, December 3, 2008
They should have been issued raincoats to cope with the Bombay monsoons, but ended up with fleece jackets instead. They spent several generations trying to peel the jackets off, but didn’t succeed even in dislodging the hoods.
They could give up their sheepdom and become goats, but that they would never want. This is their city after all- even the humans here follow blindly even if there is nobody leading them. What is a little discomfort when you feel so much at home?
And hot or not, woolly coats do keep you dry if you are caught in a downpour.
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