Tag Archive: Humor

First World Travel Problems

Vacation is possibly the nicest word in the English language. Okay, it’s a nice word when it comes to your own vacation, but perhaps a little less pleasant when your colleague wants to… Continue reading

Why Chain Letters Are Created

Chain letters have been a nuisance to society for years. I can understand the rationale behind passing them on. Gullible people don’t have much to lose, aside from perhaps a few minutes of… Continue reading

Conversations with Customer Service

Anyone who lives in the UAE can attest to the fact that customer service is usually far from exemplary. While I suspect customer service is a problem in many countries, conversations with customer… Continue reading

If You Remember These Gadgets, Your Childhood is Probably Over

Age is a nasty habit of sneaking up on you. One moment you are wondering if grade 7 will ever end and the next moment you can’t believe that people 10 years younger… Continue reading

10 Kinds of Annoying People

Cats and dogs make more sense than most people I know. Yes even those cats who try to eat your green peppers until you actually put it in their bowl. Then they want… Continue reading

The Perils of Being a Female Shopper

Men have it a lot easier when it comes to clothing. They can wear a dress shirt to work, a wedding, a club or even to the park. Women cannot get away with… Continue reading

How to Survive a Marriage Proposal

For most people, the day someone proposes to them is arguably the happiest day of their life. However, if you are like me, you’ve been asked this question so many times (primarily by… Continue reading

“I know all those words, but that sentence makes no sense to me” – Matt Groening

One of the most unfortunate facts about conversations is that they require a minimum of 2 participants. Ideally both these people will speak the same language. Over the years I’ve learnt there is… Continue reading

Okay, but where are you really from?

Most people don’t have trouble answering the question ‘where are you from?’. Okay, I don’t have trouble answering the question either. It’s the people asking the question who have a problem with my… Continue reading

An Open Letter to Dentists

Dear dentists, I can’t help but feel like your job is to terrorize me. First, when you stick those sharp objects in my mouth and lie to me saying that it won’t hurt.… Continue reading

What Santa Claus Taught Me About Discrimination

In my younger days I was told that Santa Claus only visited Christian kids. So I decided I wanted to be Christian. Going to church seemed like a small sacrifice for getting Christmas… Continue reading

A Summary of Your Facebook Friends

There may be over 1 billion Facebook users, but almost all of them fall into the 10 categories below: 1. The just got married/had a baby people – The closer you are to… Continue reading