Yemeni Proverbs for All Occasions
November 17, 2001 12:49 PM   Subscribe

Yemeni Proverbs for All Occasions : "He who has no job should search for a camel.", "A destroyer can defeat thousands of earthenware makers." and "My daughter, as long as you keep quiet, much money will paid for your marriage." Clever these Yemenese.
posted by feelinglistless (5 comments total)
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posted by feelinglistless at 2:12 AM on November 18, 2001

Apparently, proverbs are not unique to Yemen.. I did not know this.

Why, it seems there are Maori proverbs (I might as well be sitting on the blowhole of a whale. ), Kiswahili proverbs (When two bulls fight, it is the grass that suffers), Mongolian proverbs (Ride on the back of a calf - you’ll never reach the nomad camp.)... all sorts of proverbs. I had no idea!

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Seriously though, was there something to this that I missed or were you just sharing the proverbs?
posted by jheiz at 5:44 PM on November 18, 2001

Just sharing...
posted by feelinglistless at 11:16 PM on November 19, 2001

Thanks listless.
posted by rodii at 5:45 AM on November 20, 2001

Oh no ... thank you ...
posted by feelinglistless at 11:31 AM on November 20, 2001

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