Tag: brain-farts

Suicide pledge

Suicide pledge

10 May, '0729 Comments

Ehm, not to belittle the tragedy and the obvious cry for help, I just couldn’t help but burst out laughing when I read that last paragraph! This is a girl who attempted suicide who has had her stomach pumped and rather than try to understand the problem so they can resolve it, their idea of […]

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Conning the con man

6 May, '075 Comments

آسيوي يستأجر فندقاً بـ 27 ألفاً بشيك مرتجع أمر رئيس النيابة العامة فهد بونوفل أمس (السبت) بحبس متهم آسيوي، وهو وكيل لأحد الخليجيين، استأجر أحد الفنادق بشيكات مقدمة، وعند حلول موعد الاستحقاق تبين أن تلك الشيكات مرتجعة، وتبلغ قيمة الشيك 27 ألف دينار، وهو عبارة عن قيمة إيجار الفندق لمدة شهر واحد. وتتلخص القضية في […]

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Transporting humans

Transporting humans

18 Apr, '0721 Comments

A few months ago, the Ministry of Labour meekly suggested that workers should be transported in covered vehicles, they meant buses I assume, which should be adequately air conditioned. So canny businessmen slapped on some plywood boards around the back of 6-wheel trucks and shoved all their labourers in there. That should have been enough […]

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3-for-1, Saidi latest brainfart

3-for-1, Saidi latest brainfart

5 Apr, '0737 Comments

Yep, our effervescent Deputy Dawg™ is encouraging his fellow MPs to get it on: An Islamist lawmaker has urged his male peers to take four wives, three Bahraini women and one foreigner, in order to help address the issue of the high number of spinsters in the country. I’m not sure if he’s also including […]

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Math skills are good to have

2 Apr, '0710 Comments

For instance, when someone tells you that Bahrain will receive a “flood of 100,000 fans” for the forthcoming F1 (people, not those devices which circulate the air), and you know that the maximum capacity of that venue is 45,000 that means that either someone seriously miscalculated the popularity of that sport and undervalued the capacity […]

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