For centuries, Hindu women have worn a dot on their foreheads. Most of
us have naively thought this was connected with marriage or religion,
but the Indian Embassy in Washington, DC has recently revealed the true

When a Hindu woman gets married, she brings a dowry into the union. On
her wedding night, the husband scratches off the dot to see whether he
has won a convenience store, a gas station, a donut shop or a motel in
the United States. If nothing is there, he must take a job in India
answering telephones giving technical advice.

Now you know. [8D]