Monday, May 16, 2011

"Sometimes, You Can Only Shake Your Head In Wonder..."

“Most Syrians struggle to even read Arabic, much less have a clue about reading English. So, how do a group of Syrian protest leaders create the most impact with their signs?  By having the standard 'Death To Americans' (etc) slogans printed in English!   So, who prints them?

Answer: They simply hire an English-speaking civilian to translate and write their statements into English. Unfortunately, in this case, they were unaware that the 'civilian' insurance company employee hired for the job was a retired US Army Sergeant! Obviously, the results were PRICELESS!
This picture is not doctored.

Bus fare to Anti-war protest rally- $0.50
Paint and canvas for protest signs- $32.00
Asking a retired U.S. army sergeant to translate your anti-American slogans- Priceless

"Life is's even tougher when you are stupid."
  -John Wayne-
Hat tip to Alex Noble for this material.

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