Category Archives: Humor

Egg-Throwing Kids In Hamra

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20140818_193826 This translates to “The neighbors’ kids are throwing eggs from the balcony”

Yesterday was the first time I visit Hamra in the past 4 months and I enjoyed walking around and taking pictures of funny and creative writings and drawings like the one above, but I was saddened by the substantial number of beggars, specially children and even babies playing on the sidewalks and sleeping on the floor. I walked for around 15 minutes and saw at least 20 children on the sidewalks, some of them sleeping next to a garbage can.

I honestly don’t know why no one’s doing anything about it, because this is really unacceptable and must be handled in a better way. Beggars are one thing and a whole family thrown on the street is another. I am sure there are a lot of NGOs and organizations that can at least help the children and put them in a clean and safe place.

Somehow the above writing didn’t sound that funny after all, specially after seeing all these kids around me and feeling helpless.

Kasr El Helou’s Ma2loubé

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I was wondering if there’s any arabic sweet called Ma2loubé to use for that picture and Kasr el Helou answered that Knefe is also called Ma2loubé so there you go :D

Speaking of Knefe, I was at Kasr el Helou in Tripoli on Saturday and had one. One of the best in Lebanon!

PS: I made sure no one was hurt in that accident before posting about it.

ma2loub

Coincidence? Education Minister Elias Bou Saab Also Graduated With A Passing Statement In 1987

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It seems our Education Minister knows all about passing statements, as he got one himself in 1987 during the war. Speaking of passing statements, here’s a video that went viral and pokes fun of students who never studied and passed anyway. I personally know someone who just showed up to the exams and just wrote down his name and left.

In all cases, I am with the Education Minister on this decision, even though I don’t like it, as the teachers on strike should not have bargained with the students’ future.

[YouTube]

Why ISIS Are Not Coming To Beirut Anytime Soon

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isisinlebnow Photoshopped Picture of an ISIS Tank stuck in traffic

Forget all the conspiracy theories and geopolitical and intelligence reports, ISIS will never get to Beirut because of the traffic. Read the whole article [Here].

“ISIS has repeatedly attempted to blitz Beirut in recent months,” al-Fashal explained, somewhat apologetically, during a phone call on his way to our scheduled interview in downtown Beirut. “However, our entry from the east proved difficult: our commanders deemed Dahr al-Baydar too dangerous, as it is littered with reckless van drivers and scooter heroes… Bottom line: we’ll fucking detonate ourselves for a good cause, but none of us wants to be taken out by the Hawa Chicken deliveryman. After initial progress down the Dhour-Choueir road, we ran into an inconsiderate convoy of camionet (trucks)—probably delivering arms to Hezbollah, by the way. Assholes.” [NowLebanon]