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Only in Egypt...

Post by LivinginLuxor » Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:30 am

Am I mellowing - two posts in the jokes section today!

Couldn't resist this though - from the Guardian

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Hey you! No smoking in Arabic! Can't you read? No prizes for working out what happened here. According to Sahil Anand, who first posted the photo to Facebook: "A contract company out here [in Egypt] was asked to stencil on the side of a fuel tanker: Diesel Fuel in Arabic and No Smoking in Arabic. This is what came back." If only we knew the Arabic word for "fail".


I might agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong!
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Post by DJKeefy » Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:42 am

:bs: Love it :bs:
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Post by Phantom » Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:59 am

Brilliant :)
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Post by DIANA » Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:43 pm

Amazing, I love it :roll:

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Post by marvin-carrie » Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:15 pm

At least they can say they followed the instructons to the letter...:lol:

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Post by DJKeefy » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:03 am

Google Fruit Shop

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Post by TonyC » Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:00 pm

:lol: :lol: Hope that doesn't bring a law suit down on their heads! Remember how Harrods used to go after little shops that "stole" their name?

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Post by Brian Yare » Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:16 am

But the owner of Harrods is Egyptian. So far as I am aware the owner of Google is not.

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Post by FABlux » Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:36 am

TonyC wrote::lol: :lol: Hope that doesn't bring a law suit down on their heads! Remember how Harrods used to go after little shops that "stole" their name?
Don't tell Tesco's about their name sake here or they will probably do the same :lol:

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Post by Kunis » Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:08 pm

Google shop.

I know I have seen that shop somwhere on the east bank, been puzzling over where

Would someone please tell me so I can put my poor memory to more productive use.


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Post by LivinginLuxor » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:02 am

Or the Facebook shop! Or Dior and Diesel for that matter.
I might agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong!
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Re: Only in Egypt...

Post by Miriamkhalifa » Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:32 pm

I want to see the images!
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Re: Only in Egypt...

Post by Winged Isis » Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:59 am

I have always been able to see Stan's photo, but only get a blue box and white question mark for yours, Keefy.
Carpe diem! :le:

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Re: Only in Egypt...

Post by Miriamkhalifa » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:51 am

NOW I see them ;) LOL!
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Re: Only in Egypt...

Post by Winged Isis » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:00 am

I still cannot! :(
Carpe diem! :le:

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Re: Only in Egypt...

Post by DJKeefy » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:13 am

There is only 2 photos in this thread, so far, one by Stan in the first post then one by me, you could not see mine cause it had the old code, ive fixed it now :)
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Re: Only in Egypt...

Post by Winged Isis » Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:15 am

:up :thanks: Thunderbirds are go!

PS: Great photo! :lol2:
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