He also got too fond of retelling this story with the punchline, “Who needs a princess when you have a queen?”
Reasons why I’m glad dad didn’t marry the Ettayapuram girl.
- I might have turned out short and fat.
- I love my mom etc.
- The Ettayapurams got their titles for betraying Kattaboman and kissing British ass.
- Although a few generations later they did become Subramania Bharati’s official patron, so perhaps they kind of redeemed themselves.
- Let’s just stick with i might have turned out short and fat.