Ayrab Quotes

IMG_6202

“They’re really like us.” –my parents after having their first full-fledged conversation with their white neighbours.

“Nora is cooking white food!” –when I made medium-rare steak the first time.

“Why do they have a holiday for rabbits?” –my dad’s understanding of Easter when we first arrived to Canada.

“Why do they have a holiday for turkeys?” –my dad’s understanding of Thanksgiving when we first arrived to Canada.

“Ya Allah! His name is Issa! Peace be upon him.” –every time I said ‘Jesus Christ’.

“Why are you doing this to my life?” –my mom whenever I do something she doesn’t approve of.

“Are you pregnant yet?” –every time I see my mom. It’s been over a decade of the same question.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s