Archive for July 15, 2008

Take it somewhere else!

Ever seen one of those vehicles with a “no gun” sign on their windows? I did yesterday. And it got me thinking.

The sign, according to a friend, means the vehicle has windows with a bullet-proof glass so shooting at it won’t bear the desired result. But the flaw of the sign, as I saw it, is that it doesn’t read “bullet proof glass”. It simply has a gun, with a red \ mark on it. Exactly like those no-smoking signs you see in bars. Implying to the naive eye that loading guns on the car or shooting at it isn’t allowed. So.. what?! You are free to take an aim at every other vehicle?

Also, let’s say you were a driver to a humanitarian organization taking food-ration to a starving village in Africa (keep your pants on, I ain’t implying famine only hits africa. It just is a frequent visitor, is all!!). Unless you simply are trying to show off, what’s the use of telling the respective rebels that your vehicle has bullet proof windows? If they got it in for you, and if it’s your “Qen” (as we say back here), doesn’t the sign actually suggest that they use a hand-grenade instead?! Just saying!

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July 15, 2008 at 1:52 pm 7 comments


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