Posts Tagged ‘humor’

Shopping for the Full-Body Veil

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Shopping for the Full-Body Veil

Do all women love shopping? Do all the female species (who, according to John Gray, have landed upon the earth from planet Venus) love to gaze at the shiny displays outside the shops? No, certainly not. But shopping for many is a way of life. Possibly the most important three words for some are “let’s go shopping.” I have, often times, come across men grinding their teeth as they wait for their wives outside a cosmetic shop, tired and irritable. The wife, of course, is having the time of her life trying out lipsticks and perfumes as she is showered with compliments from an all-too-eager sales lady. All that and more has often made me surprised by the fact that I don’t enjoy shopping at all.

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The Case of the Mysterious Mummy

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The Case of the Mysterious Mummy

No, I do not mean “mummy” as in mother. I mean the real thing – you know, the one all wrapped up in gauze or canvas or whatever it is. The reason why I bring this up is not because I’ve been watching too many horror movies, but because in a strange, mystifying way, mummies and the average Muslim girl wearing hijab have some things in common. Keep your laughter to the end, please.

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