The taxi-onomy of oppression

I saw a taxi today with a sticker proclaiming li kol zalem nehaya [‘every oppressor meets his end’] which I thought was a powerful variation on the usual ‘baby on board’ and ‘I’d rather be diving’ themes.
I will not mention how apposite this slogan is for taxi drivers themselves. Nor will I bring up the fact that they themselves manage to squeeze an enormous amount of oppression into a ten minute journey, in the form of relentless discussion of whether Egypt is better than the UK, and/or questions pertaining to my marital status, and finally another (this time heated) ‘discussion’ about the legitimacy of charging 50 L.E to go from Tahrir to Doqqi.

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7 Responses to The taxi-onomy of oppression

  1. Anonymous says:

    i saw a cab today that said “el i7sa ne3ma”, similarly astonishingly.

  2. Gayyash says:

    “surveys are a blessing”?

  3. Forsoothsayer says:


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  5. I wonder about non-scientists (like myself) who are skeptics (unlike myself) because they trust well-credentialed and respected scientists such as Lindzen, Dyson and Happer.
    cartier calibre diver or blanc

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