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#1 I expect to be in Northern Israel sometm nxt week.
Currently I'm in Ramat Gan, near the Bialik shopping district (which, like much of the country, has become infested with feral cats).
I heard an interesting euphemism. Some people here refer to the local Arabs as, 'our cousins' or 'our dear cousins'. By context, it seems to be used the way Rantburg moderators sometime use 'always the voice of sweet reason' to refer to Hamas.
Posted by lord garth 2012-11-23 00:12||
#2 To all Arabs, yer lordship.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-11-23 01:48||
#3 Our dear cousins, bless their hearts.
Posted by Thomomp Sinatra8795 2012-11-23 08:18||
#4 like much of the country, has become infested with feral cats
No Chinese restaurants around there?
Posted by Glenmore 2012-11-23 10:07||
#5 Our dear cousins, bless their hearts
"Bless their hearts;" another quaint way of saying, "them dumb-asses."
Posted by USN,Ret. 2012-11-23 13:24||
#6 "Bless their hearts;" another quaint way of saying, "them dumb-asses."
It's a Southern thing. Up north they aren't so delicate about it. I've no idea what is said out west...
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-23 20:22||
#7 And thank you for the report, lord garth. "Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason," comes straight from Fred's keyboard.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-23 20:25||
#8 "with all due respect"
Posted by Frank G 2012-11-23 21:20||