The Onion Has Spoken
The humble Onion finally gets its 15 minutes of fame, reaching the dizzying heights of Rs 80/kg. As always, Twitter is abuzz giving the veggy the credit it has finally earned.
For the ones who missed the action, here’s a compilation of some of the funnier comments.
Read and enjoy.
@sidin: Rajnikanth has onion uthappam for breakfast. Daily.
@aparanjape: Today’s Special: Jain Pav Bhaji, Aloo Pakoda and Plain Uttappam.
@fakingnews: I am expecting an Arindam Chaudhuri blogpost and video speech explaining why rising #onion prices don’t matter
@aurbolo: I am thinking of asking a raise from my boss to compensate for#onion prices.
@SoniaGaXdhi: Congress is like an Onion. The more you peel away the more you cry.
@jhunjhunwala: Nowadays I use my Shampoo as sauce.It contains Onion extracts and costs lesser than using real onions.
@jhunjhunwala: Now that Onion prices are sky high I wonder if the media shall term it as ONIONGATE
@amreekandesi: Is price rise going to be the UPA’s Kanda-har?
@roflindian: Sharad Pawar, Sonia and Manmohan Singh are today’s ‘Pyaaj 3’ people.
@madversity: This onion problem is kanda mysterious
@diogeneb: With Pak sending us onions, ‘Haiderabadi Do Pyaza’ just got a new meaning
@lord_ram: The onion price rise will result in a disaster. Now breath won’t stink so less mouth freshners will be bought.
@amreekandesi: Large crowds today around Onion sellers. Nobody buying; just people trying to take a sniff of the precious commodity.
@iamgauttam: kaho na pyaaz hai #onionmovies
@anilyst: Kaanda Lagaaa #onionsongs
@sunilea: I tell you its the aliens behind the onion price rise they have genetically enhanced the onions to take over the world ..
@amreekandesi: The Onion is seeing record viewership levels in India now that people cant eat them anymore.
@amreekandesi: Onion sellers across India are going to start accepting credit cards from tomorrow. Respite.
@amreekandesi: Delhi police is now going to offer a PCR van escort if you buy more than 5 kg Onions.
@vikaspgoel: I think #MasterChef guys should do an episode on “Onion Free” Recipes.
@srinath_soman: In other news, Bappi Lahri now wears Onion rings on fingers and an Onion chain around his neck
@rameshsrivats: Had onion pakoras with my whisky today. That’s me. Living in luxury.
@rameshsrivats: Incredibly expensive. Too many layers. Makes one cry. Yeah. Big problems with Air India.
@manuscrypts: wonder if the Onion will do a story on the cost of onions in India.
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