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Odysseus
02-08-2012, 01:29 PM
In an unfortunate result of translation, Pakistani diplomat Akbar Zeb will not become the next Pakistani ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Zebís credentials seem in order: He is the former ambassador to the United States, India and South Africa. He held the post of High Commissioner Designate of Pakistan to Canada and is the former director general of Pakistan's Foreign Ministry.

But despite Mr. Zebís impressive career, the 55-year-old diplomatís name proved to be the immovable hurdle. When translated into Arabic, Akbar Zeb means ďBiggest Dick.Ē In a region that stresses modesty, particularly in public, this could not stand.

Source: Albawaba
http://www.thememriblog.org/middleeastculture/blog_personal/en/24768.htm
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I have a fweind named Biggus Dickus!

Arroyo_Doble
02-08-2012, 01:47 PM
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Odysseus
02-08-2012, 01:53 PM
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Stop that! I will not have my fwiend mocked by the common wabble!

noonwitch
02-08-2012, 02:14 PM
On my travels through rural Michigan, to visit foster kids who are placed in mental health settings, I drove through Otisburg, MI. They have a storage company called "Big Dick Storage Company". Not Big Dick's Storage Company, which would indicate the owner's name.


On the same ride, I passed "Whitey's Bar" in Davison, MI.

Arroyo_Doble
02-08-2012, 02:16 PM
Stop that! I will not have my fwiend mocked by the common wabble!

The funny thing is, I had to read it again since the first time I read it, I thought it meant "biggest dick" in the sense of "supreme asshole" and not matter of size.

Odysseus
02-08-2012, 02:20 PM
On my travels through rural Michigan, to visit foster kids who are placed in mental health settings, I drove through Otisburg, MI. They have a storage company called "Big Dick Storage Company". Not Big Dick's Storage Company, which would indicate the owner's name.


On the same ride, I passed "Whitey's Bar" in Davison, MI.

Obviously not the same owner. :D