Do you send E-mails to your friends? E-mails in which you write in words how you are feeling โ€” happy or sad?

Do you want to surprise your friends by sending them an e-mail in a new language? The language of the Internet? If so, then read on to know what Chintu and Pintu write. Then, impress your friends!

Chintu : Hi! ๐Ÿ™‚
( I like this big net smile )

Pintu : Hullo! ๐Ÿ˜‰
This is also a smile

Chintu Pintu Talk on the Net []
Chintu Pintu Talk on the Net []

Chintu : Remember, in your last e-mail you told me what your sister said about the Indian cricket team. That it is very good in everything except in three areas โ€” batting, bowling, fielding? Ha, ha! That was a great joke. I laughed so loud. Like this

Look sideways. It really is a big laugh.

Pintu : I told that joke to my friend during class and the teacher caught me winking.
Like this! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Chintu : Yesterday I switched on the TV to watch cartoons. But the cable TV guy had once again changed the channel and I had to see news instead. They were showing pictures of people going thirsty and hungry in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Little children walking long distances with their mothers to get a few drops of water.
I feel sad and want to cry ;'-(

Pintu : Yes. They call it drought. My sister told me. She says there has not been a water shortage like this in Gujarat in the last 200 years. Most towns get water once in two or three days. And only for 15 to 30 minutes.

Fights are also taking place. At one place in Gujarat, farmers became angry when they saw that government officials were trying to take water from their area to the town. The police fired in the air and three farmers died. It makes me frown ๐Ÿ™

Chintu : Yes, my mother was reading in the newspaper that some villages have this problem because the panchayat or the district officials failed to install a motor in wells.

In some wells, the water is so little and deep down, at 200 feet. Imagine a woman is lowered by rope all the way down. She actually stands on the surface. People lower down their vessels with ropes and she fills the vessels.
It makes me so angry that I scowl :-/

Pintu : Oh no! :-O These politicians are too much. I feel like screaming :-@

Chintu : Hey, my mother’s calling me. I must close now :-X
Hugs [ ] and kisses *: to you.

Pintu : Bye!

Chintu-Pintu’s guide to help you

๐Ÿ™‚ Smile

๐Ÿ˜‰ This is also a smile

๐Ÿ˜€ This is a laugh

:-} This is a grin

๐Ÿ˜‰ This is a wink

๐Ÿ˜Ž This is a wide-eyed look

[ ] This is a hug

*: This is a kiss

[ ] and *: This is a hug and a kiss

;'-( This is crying

:-@ This is a scream

:-/ This is a scowl

๐Ÿ™ This is a frown

;-p Sticking the tongue out

๐Ÿ˜ฎ Oh no!

:-X Closing off!

526 words | 5 minutes
Readability: Grade 3 (8-9 year old children)
Based on Fleschโ€“Kincaid readability scores

Filed under: features
Tags: #farmers, #smile, #gujarat

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