You Have Two Cows … Arab version

We recently added to our You have two cows. The government….” page, by adding a slew of international definitions, most from the Arab world by way of “How Arabs deal with cows,” by Mahmood Al-Yousif, December 29, 2005

Some samples from our Two Cows page:

BUREAUCRACY: You have two cows. At first the government regulates what you can feed them and when you can milk them. Then it pays you not to milk them. Then it takes both, shoots one, milks the other and pours the milk down the drain. Then it requires you to fill out forms accounting for the missing cows.

PLATONISM: You have a reflection of two perfect cows. Their milk tastes like water. You look for two real cows to milk.

SOCRATIC METHODISM: How many cows do I have? Why?

If you don’t like ours or have others, feel free to add yours in the comments (we reserve the right to edit).

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  1. Caitlin says:

    Thanks for the cows!!
    You seem to have forgotten one of my favorites from my high school handouts:
    SINGAPOREAN DEMOCRACY: You have two cows. The government fines you for keeping two unlicensed farm animals in an apartment.