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patriot45
02-03-2010, 09:10 PM
I'm pretty sure this is lounge stuff! :D

Parents be careful what you name your children! (http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2010/02/03/ambassador_at_very_large)



Despite having served for years as a distinguished Pakistani diplomat, Akbar Zeb reportedly cannot receive accreditation as Pakistan's ambassador to Saudi Arabia. The reason, apparently, has nothing to do with his credentials, and everything to do with his name -- which, in Arabic, translates to "biggest dick":

In Saudi Arabia, size does count.

A high level Pakistani diplomat has been rejected as Ambassador of Saudi Arabia because his name, Akbar Zib, equates to "Biggest Dick" in Arabic. Saudi officials, apparently overwhelmed by the idea of the name, put their foot down and gave the idea of his being posted there, the kibosh.

According to this Arabic-language article in the Arab Times, Pakistan had previously floated Zeb's name as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, only to have him rejected for the same reason. One can only assume that submitting Zeb's name to a number of Arabic-speaking countries is some unique form of punishment designed by the Pakistani Foreign Ministry -- or the result of a particularly egregious cockup.

megimoo
02-03-2010, 09:46 PM
I'm pretty sure this is lounge stuff! :D

Parents be careful what you name your children! (http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2010/02/03/ambassador_at_very_large)That doesn't mean much in Arabia .Most of those critters take a very small condom,It's for the camels don't cha know !

patriot45
02-03-2010, 09:48 PM
That doesn't mean much in Arabia .Most of those critters take a very small condom,It's for the camels don't cha know !

They put condoms on thier camels! :eek:


:D

megimoo
02-03-2010, 10:47 PM
They put condoms on thier camels! :eek:


:DKnowing a little about the desert Arabs life style I'm sure some do.They even have camel beauty contests! :eek:

Rockntractor
02-03-2010, 10:49 PM
Knowing a little about the desert Arabs life style I'm sure some do.They even have camel beauty contests! :eek:


Sammy would blow them all away, she is hot! She is barren though, they took her down the road aways to visit another camel but it didn't take.

Gingersnap
02-03-2010, 11:03 PM
Word to the wise: Thomas, Mary, and John are traditional and unambiguous. Lakisi'isha and Apple - not so much. Can you imagine trying to get a partnership in a law firm if you are named "Apple"?

noonwitch
02-04-2010, 10:41 AM
Biggus Dickus.

BadCat
02-04-2010, 03:35 PM
I'd just tell them it doesn't mean "biggest dick"....it means "largest Richard".

Rockntractor
02-04-2010, 04:29 PM
I'd just tell them it doesn't mean "biggest dick"....it means "largest Richard".

:D