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Quiz: How to Pronounce Bashar al-Assad

How to pronounce Bashar al-Assad. I’m using the English spelling that the media likes to use, and I’ll give you a hint that it is misleading.

The Arabic is: بشار الاسد

His last name means “the lion.”

The answer is in the comments.

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Quiz – Which One is a Licensed Ophthalmologist?

Who is the licensed ophthalmologist, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, or Kentucky Senator Rand Paul?

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Man Talks to Turkeys: Video

This video is good for an infectious laugh. Saturday morning and I already guffawed, so you know it’s good stuff.

The meta humor is that the Arabic title is “Important: Leaked Speech of Bashar al-Assad at the Funeral of Assef Shawkat.”

Bashar is somewhat turkey-like. I’m sure you see it.

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