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Caption Contest - Fun With War Photos #4

Dan

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Caption Contest - Fun With War Photos #3

Okay ... I'll join in.
 

pete-rock

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"Young Iraqi males eagerly await the re-introduction of law and order into their country -- and young women."
 

el Guapo

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In order to celebrate the Iraqi culture former Human Shields from UC Berkeley administer the dreaded Berkenstock beating to Saddam's likness.
 

nerudite

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Saving the most inhumane torture for retaliation on their evil leader, young Iraqis break out the secret WMD: sweat-soaked sandals.
 

Chet

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"Oh Thaddam daerie, you would look just F A BU L O O U S in these pumps! And they're on SALE at Payless in Qatar!
 

PlannerGirl

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*with the voice of wax on wax off*

"scum on...
scum off" we use our shoes to take care of training here!
 

Mastiff

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Praise Allah! We now get American television!

And you know what... Saddam looks like AL BUNDY!
 

el Guapo

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Thus, with the addition of the veil and the tire, did the J. Edgar Hoover-esk rumors about Saddam begin.
 

SkeLeton

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News Flash: Saddam found dead, reports say that he was killed by the astounding force of sandal beating.

PS: really... WTF are they doing?
 

Cardinal

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Newly discovered photos reveal Iraqi leader's hidden foot fetish. DC-area planner slightly intrigued.


(Sorry, DC-area planner)




SkeLeton said:
PS: really... WTF are they doing?

In Arab culture, it is considered extremely insulting to point the soles of your feet toward someone. Symbolically, beating the statues or portraits of saddam with their shoes shows their contempt for the guy.
 

Mastiff

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SkeLeton said:
PS: really... WTF are they doing?

By Linton Weeks
Washington Post Staff Writer

It is one of the strongest insults in the Arab world -- sticking the sole of your shoe in somebody's face, in a culture where the foot is considered the dirtiest part of the body. And flogging someone with your footwear, says Georgetown University Arab studies professor Samer Shehata, is a certain-sure symbol of disrespect.

So that explains why Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Saeed Sahhaf said that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and President Bush "only deserve to be hit with shoes."
 

michaelskis

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after seeing Amecian TV and the simpsons, the people of Iraq mis-inturprited the "Eat my Sorts" to "Eat my shoes".
 

oulevin

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Saddam, believe us, it's good. Americans call it aromatherapy. This will cure your cowardice in no time flat, as they say...
 
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