PlaneMad’s guide on how to get your friend into a soup
unknown number on cell at 10pm
me: um hello?
hello is this planemad? (name changed to protect identity)
this is x’s dad
me: uh, ok?
where are you?
me: besant nagar…
is x with you?
me: (uh oh, trouble) ummmm
oh, because x is not picking up my calls
me: (shit, whats the arse upto?) oh
do you know where he could be?
me: errr, not really
do you know if he has gone for a movie?
me: (ahh nice one, reel time) hmm he was talkin about bourne supremacy, he’s prolly in the theatre right now.
oh, maybe thats why he’s not picking up my call. i’ve been trying for past hour, since you ar the only other contact i have in chennai, i thought id ask you.
me: dont worry uncle. i think the show gets over at 11.
because he’s got a flight to delhi to catch at 3am
me: (oh f*k)
x’s number 2 hours later
you idiot! you told my dad i was at a movie? you idiot!