She had long been suspicious of a relationship between the two, and this had only made her more curious. Over the course of the evening, while watching the two interact, she started to wonder if there was more between Kumar and his roommate than met the eye. Reading his mom’s thoughts, Kumar volunteered, ‘I know what you must be thinking, but I assure you,Anjali and I are just roommates.’
About a week later, Anjali came to Kumar saying, ‘Ever since your mother came to dinner, I’ve been unable to find the silver chutney jar. You don’t suppose she took it, do you?’ Kumar said: “Well, I doubt it, but I’ll email her, just to be sure.’ So he sat down and wrote:
I’m not saying that you ‘did’ take the chutney jar from my house, I’m not saying that you ‘did not’ take the chutney jar. But the fact remains thatit has been missing ever since you were here for dinner.
Several days later, Kumar received an email from his Mother which read,
I’m not saying that you ‘do’ sleep with Anjali, and I’m not saying that you do not’ sleep with Anjali. But the fact remains that if she was sleeping in her OWN bed, she would have found the chutney jar by now under the pillow…