Friday, September 14, 2012

Only in Egypt

Only in Egypt...
  •  is a pink teddy bear considered an appropriate gift for one adult to give to another.
  • are there more pharmacies than supermarkets.
  • can a man who has never driven a car expertly guide you out of a parking space where you've been double and triple-parked on.
  • is it perfectly normal to pack a whole cucumber as part of your lunch and bite into it later as if you were eating an apple.
  • does the guy who runs the fruit stand on the corner have a business card.
  • is the longest, most convoluted route usually the fastest way to reach your destination.
  • is an hour-long car ride called "traveling".
  • can the official weather forecast refer to today's weather as "sandy".
  • do veiled women seem to have more "hairstyling" options than do non-veiled women.
  • is choosing the country's favorite chip flavor the most democratic process most people have ever experienced.
  • can an entire empire be built on one concept: the long-sleeved undershirt.
  • is it more unusual to be awake at 10:00am than it is to be up at 10:00pm.
  • do children have such busy schedules that they might actually need those Blackberrys and iPhones.


  1. Asalamu Alaykom,

    None of my comments ever seem to get posted. Not sure why. I'll try again with this :)

    I've tweeted this post because it's a good list.

    Love and Light to You!

  2. Walaykum assalam :)

    I'm sorry your comments aren't getting posted...Makes me curious about what I've missed! Thanks for tweeting!