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November 29, 2007

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Bob-B

One wonders if Professor Eltyeb Hag Ateya, as the director of a Research Institute, has done any research into his claim that people in England will be angry if called a camel. I suspect most people would respond to the statement 'you're a camel' with 'a what?' I don't think you'd get a lot of anger.

matthew

I'd get the hump...

(sorry)

A lady

the director of the Khartoum University PEACE Research Institute!!!

Steve M

To describe Gillian Gibbons' actions in naming a teddy bear 'Muhammad' as 'inciting hatred' would be laughable were it not for the fact that the consequences could be so serious.

The Sudanese authorities are making Islam look ridiculous. To understand 'hatred' they should examine their own despicable policy toward Darfur.

DaninVan

Bob; I don't get the Prof's logic? If he said something to the effect of the English naming their pet spaniels 'Jesus', that I'd understand.

DaninVan

Bob; as an afterthought, Mo was a prophet not a deity; we use our prophets' names all the time. (Ok, slight exaggeration) Would anyone care if a racehorse was named 'Ezekiel'?

DaninVan

...or 'Babalu'!
http://www.cultural-expressions.com/ifa/orisha/babalu.htm

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