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  • a pickpocket specializing in handkerchiefs or bandannas

    April 14, 2008

  • Or bananas.

    April 14, 2008

  • yarb: you must be thinking of the infamous abanananad of Bagdhad, immortalized in the epic poem, the Abananaeneid.

    April 15, 2008

  • If you feel a bit lighter in ye olde Baghdad

    Check your kameez 'cos you mightta been had

    And wheel for a glimpse of a gilt-fingered cad:

    Fruit-pluckin', scarf-suckin' Abanananad.

    One of the few surviving quatrains.

    April 15, 2008

  • If you're in Baghdad with a banana in your pocket -

    maybe on your way to the souk to hock it -

    beware Abanananad, faster than a rocket!

    Keep that banana in a box! And lock it!

    April 15, 2008

  • I see other fragments of the manuscript are remnant. Nice one yarb!

    April 15, 2008

  • So much raw talent here on Wordie. We need to bottle it.

    April 15, 2008

  • ماذا يَقول�? الَّذي ي�?غَنّي

    عَذل�? العَواذ�?ل�? حَولَ قَلب�? التائ�?ه�?

    أَم�?نَ ا�?زدَيارَك�? �?ي الد�?جى الر�?قَباء�?

    القَلب�? أَعلَم�? يا عَذول�? ب�?دائ�?ه�?

    المزيد ...

    صورة المقدمة

    April 15, 2008

  • Or a pickpocket specializing in Ahmadinejad.

    April 15, 2008

  • For those who don’t read Arabic, here’s Google’s eloquent translation of sinnoch’s sciscitating verse:

            What say? Who me? Rich

            Amended and ad? Alawaz? For? About the heart? Na? E?

            Mother? DNA? Zdyark? ? J father? J. Waller? Quba?

            Heart? Know? O Adhul? B? Disease? E?

            More ...

            Photo provided

    September 17, 2011