Saturday, February 16, 2008

An Egyptian Interview


An intimate look into the Egyptian "man on the street". In some cases, this is an accurate portrayal. Hey, you can love a country and still admits it has some "faults" right? Enjoy!

Reporter : Hi
Egyptian: Hello

Reporter: Do u speak English?
Egyptian: Berfect

Reporter: Do u mind if I interview u?
Egyptian: No, I don’t have a mind

Reporter: What's your name?
Egyptian: Taha

Reporter: Sex?
Taha: I love it

Reporter: Oh no, I meant male or female?
Taha (yelling): What do u sink?

Reporter: it's just for the sake of the report. Never mind...male. ...
Taha: Yas male..and i can brove it any time u want

Reporter: No, thanks, I'll take ur word for it...so. How do u find life here in Egypt?
Taha: Egybt..Very nice cantry..nice wezar..nice food..byramidz

Reporter : Oh well..beside the weather and the pyramids! ...What else do u like in your country?
Taha: Byramids, nice wezar, nice food

Reporter: DO YOU WORK?
Taha: Yas yas..

Reporter: What do u think about the traffic problem in Egypt ?
Taha : Very big broblem..very much cars..u see?..but za guvurment is trying to make it bettar..zey did za circle street and za mehwar street..and zey make all streets one way so if u go..u cant come back!!!

Reporter: What about the economic problems in Egypt ?
Taha: I do not undurstand what u say

Reporter: I mean..how do u deal with money problems in Egypt ?
Taha : Egypt very rich cantry...we have alot of cotton..alot of water..and we have byramidz

Reporter: So do u make a lot of money?
Taha : No no.. it is not legal to make money..one frend I know make money at home..and he go to brizon..if u make money at home.. you will go to brizon

Reporter : Let me rephrase..since Egypt is a rich country.. do u have a lot of money?
Taha: me? I ..Not a lot…..but I eat and drink Alhamdulelah?

Reporter: Then where does all the money go?
Taha: Guvurment

Reporter: And what does the government do with the money?
Taha : Zey Build circle street (the Ring Road), mehwar street and make all streets one way

Reporter: Well , Ok...Do u vote?
Taha: What duz zat mean?

Reporter: Do u choose your president?
Taha: Mubarak?

Reporter: Yes
Taha (nervously) : I didn't give my voice..But if I was.. I will give him my voice

Reporter: Why him?
Taha : Because he was an airoplane in za war..he waz za leadar airoplane

Reporter: But there r no wars right now
Taha : But if we have war..u see?...we know we will have a very good airoplane in it

Reporter: What about the last 26 years?
Taha: I got marry..and have Ahmed and Amira..and……….

Reporter: No, I meant what did Mubarak do for Egypt in the last 26 years?
Taha: He build circle street, mehwar street and make all streets one way

Reporter: Thank you very much for ur time Mr. Taha
Taha: No broblem, only 10 bounds

Reporter: I never said I will pay u for this.
Taha : ok ok .

2 comments:

fatimah said...

aslamu aleakum,
omg! i luv this, never been to egypt before but will be there in july insha allah!!!! want to make it my home one day insha allah!
thanks for that post....
fatimah

Queen O'Danile said...

wa alaikum salam Fatimah and welcome. insha Allah you will love Egypt--get used to that accent--it's the real deal--tee-hee!