Jihad fi Sabil il Platform

Subject: Jihad fi Sabil il Platform
From: "Rodney A. Hoiseth" <roth -at- GOL -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 01:43:24 +0900

Sabahat,

<LOL> The first half of your post was the funniest thing I have read in a
long, long time.
You should be writing a newspaper column....
(I believe Churchill would have enjoyed it, too.)

Rodney
(In Hayama Japan)



At 15:22:55 EST 97/02/11, Sabahat Ashraf wrote:
>Date: Tue, 11 Feb 1997 15:22:55 EST
>From: Sabahat Ashraf <sabahat_ashraf -at- MENTORG -dot- COM>
>Subject: Jihad fi Sabil il Platform
>MIME-Version: 1.0
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>
>[the subject is my way of saying "Jihad for the sake of the Platform"]
>
>Now that we *are* having a holy war, I thought I would throw in a set of
>fundamentalist "na'ray" as we call them in the subcontinent. Take your pick of
>slogans:
>
>Leader: Tayba r' Tayba!!
>Chorus: Tayyyyyyyba!!!
>[favourite war cry of the subcontinent's fraternal version of the Ikhwaan --
>just one 4 feet high skeleton of a guy with a wispy beard leading about 10
>Jamaatis in this chant can throw the fear o'God into you, believe me.]
>
>Leader: Dhayaar-e-haq, Dhayaar-e-haq!
>Chorus: Ya Nabi kay saaray haq!!
>[which approximates to Leader: The Limit of The Truth
> Chorus: All the Truths of saying "Oh my Prophet"]
>
>This is the fanatic Sunni reply to Shia cries like:
>
>Leader: Nara-e-Haidari!
>Chorus: Ya Ali!!
>[which approximates to Leader: The Slogan of Haider (another name for Ali)
> Chorus: Oh Ali!! (the grandson of the Prophet; main
>figure in the Shia dogma and canon]
>
>Meanwhile, on the other side of our AK-47-infested [courtesy of Cap Weinberger,
>Al Haig, George Shultz, and The Gipper] campus were the Reds going:
>
>Surkh hai, Surkh hai; Asia Surkh hai!!
>[Red! Red!! Asia is REd!!]
>
>to which our Bhai-log ["brothers" -- the Jamaatis mentioned above] went:
>
>Sabz hai, Sabz hai; Asia Sabz hai!!
>[Green! Green!! Asia is Green!! -- Green being the colour of Islam]
>
>Well, mes amis, mi amigos, my colleagues, what we always said to these guys
>was:
>
>Surkh hai na Sabz hai: Asia koe Qabz hai!!
>
>NEITHER RED NOR GREEN: ASIA IS CONSTIPATED!!
>
[snip]

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