‘Had I waited for a few more days, I would have certainly found an educated girl for marrying. What you say Ammalu?’
‘I can’t say about your chances. For my educational qualification, certainly I would not have found a better qualified husband than you’.
‘Ammalu, what are you talking? Where is comparison between us? You are an illiterate and I’m a scholar of international repute!’
‘Where is proof for your claim of qualification?’
‘Open my cupboard. A box full of certificates are there. Read, read, read’
‘How? I’m an illiterate. I can’t read. Your behavior from day one, throughout these forty and odd years, never gave me any indication of the credit you claim’