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Notes and comments on FB and Twitter. Part 36

I feel despondent: Nothing but the good came from mother. And they made sure to punish her by Not paying her visits, or Not having any patience to listen to her. She overcome all her pains and suffering to visit everyone of her relatives, whenever she could get a ride. She used to return home upset at the cruelty of those she visited

The peasant wants to work his land, in a routine fashion: leave out politics and offer him a pair of boots.

La vie est jeune. Les illusions aussi. Toujours jeunes, car changeant.

Far more medias work on maintaining the Silence of the mafia activities in institutions: radio and TV channels that focus on songs, entertainment and booze adv. work for the Silence

Beaucoup de pays sont devenus riche (accumulant des capitaux) a cause des esclaves travaillant dans leur colonies: L’ Angleterre, the USA, la France, les Pays Bas, la Belgique, l’ Espagne, L’Allemagne et en important des esclave, le USA, le Brazil, Cuba

Pendant 5 siècles, le Portugal recevait de l’ argent, payer par les importateur de l’ Afrique du Sud et de la Rhodesie des travailleurs du Mozambique, qui étaient utiliser dans les mines

The decade of 1950’s inaugurated the carrier of thousands of revolutionaries who solidly believed that history belonged to those who fight a noble and just cause. They believed that the masses were ever ready for the signal to march.

Guatemala? find it on the map. In central America. Was created in 1838, after the cholera wiped out the population, by a bigot and analphabet Rafael Carrera. Since then, bloody and uneducated generals rules this state and decimated the Indians who were used as slaves (90% of the population) and imported German and USA colons to plant the land with coffee, banana and fruits. Over 90% of the land of the US United Fruit Company was not planted and the US refused the peasants to plant these lands.

Óu irions nous si cette bande d’ abrutis apprenait a penser?

L’ enseignement de l’ histoire de mon pays est une desolation. C’ est le cas des petits états et des pays qui furent occupiés et colonisés pendant des siècles

Beaucoup de Papes ont étes les princes des nouveaux pharisiens

Ce sont les chercheurs comme Pasteurs et ceux qui ont décovert les vaccins et les anti-biotiques qui doivent étre cannoniser. Pas ceux qui ont faits deux miracles après leur mort.

Les bons Chrétiens empoisonnent les personnes après les premiers accés de rage d’une morsure d’un chien enragé.

En 1298, Pape Boniface 8 a dit: les lois de toutes les religions ont éte inventées par les hommes. Le Christ été un homme comme nous. Ce Pape ne croyait pas a l’ au-dela

Sornette dit le medecin Abrenuncio. Ou bien on attrape la rage ou pas. Il est facile d’ attributé aux medicaments la guerison de ceux qui n’ ont pas attrapé la rage.

Le Marquis ne sortait que pour les grandes occasions, surtout les funerailles

Nos fautes ne sont pas si grande que Dieu doive s’ occupier de nous. Qu’il s’occupe de la CIA et Israel

L’ esclave Dominga pratiquait deus religions, le Catholicism et le Yoruba de son pays natal d’ Afrique. Son âme etait en paix: ce qui lui manquait dans l’ une d’ elles, elle le trouvait dans l’ autre.

J’ ai les mains d’ un artiste, l’ oreille d’ un artilleur et l’ entêtement de tailleur de pierre

Auncun fou n’ est fou tant que l’ on se plie â ses raisons. Tous les dictateurs et fou du pouvoir absolu font de leur mieux pour que leur folie n’ éclatte pas publiquement. Un silence de fou doit régner

Il n’est de medicine qui guérisse ce que ne guerit pas le bonheur

Most CIA important agents are assassinated by the CIA: They are Not to live long enough to divulge this institution dirty activities.

A crime Not investigated in Lebanon is the doing of the CIA and its allies of other State security agencies. Very many assassinations in Lebanon have Not been officially investigated.

Etre expert en monsonge n’ est pas une condition de poête. Plus le style est limpide plus on voit la poésie.

Camarrilla de colonels en Amerique Latine Central, appointed by CIA. Au Liban, on a une Camarilla de feuodaux et banks qui veulent une loi électorale sur mesure

Les cretins des cretins: John Foster Dulles and his brother Allen Dulles, and the US ambassador to Guatemala in 1958 Peurifoy

Favorite Fonts From Around Beirut

From old fashioned street signs to boldface type and trendsetting forms of modern Arabic calligraphy, a stroll through Beirut’s city streets offers a walking history of the beauty in our culture’s unique designs typography.

(Probably a tad of advertisement could be contemplated?)

 

In this photo essay by Leah Souweid, Beirut.com visually explores the powerful role fonts play in shaping the aesthetic of the city.

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Located all over the city, these large white signs are always pointing passersby in the right direction (Bliss Street).


One of the better-known supermarkets on Hamra Street.


Signature blue road signs found all over Beirut.


Signature blue road signs found all over Beirut.


Signature blue road signs found all over Beirut.


Signature blue road signs found all over Beirut.


One of the many Lebanese shops for delicious ‘mana2eesh’ (Clemenceu).


This literally “homey” bistro is a great place to sit, talk, and eat (Clemenceu).


Half-lit French sign, translating to “square”, located on Hamra street, an identifier of the area.


One of the many chains of banks all over Lebanon (Ashrafieh).


Temporary homes for visitors or students (Hamra).


Exchange for change (Hamra).


“Maxime’s Spaces for Events and Occasions”, in beautiful Arabic typing. (Sadat Street).


Some signs are telling of this multilungual society (Sodeco).


“Housing Bank”, in bright Arabic letters (Hamra).


Hotel by the Mediterranean sea, perfect for summer visits (across from Corniche El Manara).


Aged words as old as a city (Gemmayzeh).


These brown signs make an appearance frequently in front of churches (Gemmayzeh).


“Leila’s coffee” restaurant–perfect for a quick bite (Verdun)


Go-to eatery, with locations all over Lebanon, an affordable favorite (Kaslik).


Busy street corners full of signs, mirroring the business of the people in Beirut (Mar Mikhael).


The constant creation of new concrete and steel (Hamra).


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