Saturday, June 10, 2006

Humor for all religions

Her People Love Fashion at a Bargain

Older woman: Excuse me, miss?
Younger woman: Yeah?
Older woman: Your veil, your burqa is very beautiful. I didn't know your people were allowed to wear it in bright colors.
Younger woman: It's not a burqa, it's a poncho. I'm Jewish. It's for the rain. I got it at TJ Maxx.

--53rd & 7th

via Overheard in New York, Jun 9, 2006


Q. A. Shah said...

Thought you might find this NYT article interesting and topical:

"Muslim Women Don't See Themselves as Oppressed, Survey Finds"

homeinkabul said...

"Ms. Mogahed, who was born in Egypt and wears a Islamic head scarf, rejected the idea that Muslim women had been brainwashed by the dominant male culture, citing as proof the fact that women freely stated that they deserved certain rights."

really interesting Q, thanks.

Imperial Sugar Land said...

LOL - thanks for that. I checked out the overheard in NY site, too.