If Your Mosque Had WiFi!

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Posted by Farrukh Zafar | Posted in Comic, Humour, Islam, Pakistan | Posted on 13-05-2011

Ever imagined if every mosque you go, had a WiFi (or Wireless LAN internet connection) for you to make us of? Won’t it already make the mosque a heaven on Earth?

Here we have a few of the possibilities. Choking Hazard. Serious people read on their own risk.

It Could be THIS, Coming Straight from the Mosque! And That Too, On a Friday!

Or Just Another FourSquare Fanatic!

You Do Know About Such Parents, Don’t You! Imagine Them With the WiFi Facility!

It Could Be an Angel Checking-In Too!

And It Could Be More Between Angels!

Last But Not Least. Well, You Do Hear This Every Friday, Don’t You? Imagine This Announcement Coming Over the Fan Page, Live via WiFi!

3 Bizarre Things East Gave to the West

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Posted by Farrukh Zafar | Posted in Humour, World | Posted on 11-05-2011

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It’s weird but true. It’s laughable but gives a clue. On knowing, please don’t laugh, if it’s not worth getting out of the blues.

1. Lota

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Yes, the first and most strange thing is the Lota. Read as لوٹا in Urdu and लोटा in Hindi; Lota is the small, water vessel of plastic, brass or copper that you usually see around in most Muslim washrooms and temples, no matter if they are located in the US, Europe or even Antarctica! But I swear, my ancestors didn’t invent this!

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Here’s how the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word Lota.

2. Hookah

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Next is the hookah! The waterpipe that they often refer to as sheesha/shisha is a single or multi-stemmed gadget for smoking, in which the flavored smoke is cooled and filtered through water.

This instrument comes from the Arab world and India.

3. Kohl

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Kohl, the ancient eye cosmetic which is also known as sirma/surma and kaajal. It is used to darken the eyelids and as mascara for the eyelashes by women. Anciently made by grinding lead sulfide, today the trend is to make it without poisonous ingredients.

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So the next time you see Avril Lavigne with smoky eyes and heaps of kohl falling down, first credit it back to the East, then look to opt for a face-palm! :)

Comic: Indians and Pakistanis, All Speak AMAN KI BHAASHA

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Posted by Farrukh Zafar | Posted in Comic, Humour, Pakistan | Posted on 10-05-2011

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