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Locked down together during Ramadan Posted by on May 1, 2020

From the beginning of Ramadan, I’ve been following a comic show on YouTube called كملت معي  Kimle-t ma-ʕi and I would like to share with you its theme song or الشارة  iš-šaarah as it’s called in Syrian Arabic (the variety used in the show). The show’s theme song can give you the gist of what…

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Ismail Yasin; (1912 – 1972) Posted by on Sep 16, 2012

    Ismail Yasin إسـمــاعــيــــل يــاســيـــن was a very famous Egyptian actor and monologist. He was born on  the 15th of September, 1912 in Suez City. His father was a middle class jeweler. His mother died when he was still a little child and his step-mother used to hurt him. Like most children of the time…

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Surprise! The New Funniest Arab-Speaking Comedian is—Korean! Posted by on Mar 28, 2012

My friends, if you were under the impression that you would never have a fighting chance at mastering Arabic, lest it be your Mother tongue, then you may wish to reconsider that thought once you’ve seen this! Please, brace yourself to meet وُنهـــــــــــــــــو تشونـــــــــــــــغ (Wonho Chung), a never-seen-before Korean comedian. Yes, “Korean comedian”, you got that…

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