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Jun 11 2012

Repent and get a good husband

I’ve already told you about an article on me in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s ‘press’ entitled ‘Meet this anti-religion woman’. (I translated it anti-Islam in my original piece on it because that is what they mean when they speak of religion but it is more accurate to translate it anti-religion.)

Anyway since its publication, I’ve been receiving more than my usual share of emails from nutjobs (though I get hundreds of times more emails in support so it’s not that bad really) but some – though they’re not meant to be – are quite hilarious.

There’s one below from a Vahid Habibi doing the regime’s bidding. I’m not going to translate all of his email, well because I just can’t be bothered translating pure nonsense but am translating one funny line just for you.

His piece of advice to me at the end of his email is:

‘Repent, get a good husband, follow the principles of Islam and return to Iran.’

توبه کن یک شوهر خوب گیر بیار واین اصول  اسلام رو رعایت کن وبرگرد به ایران

Err, no thanks.

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    Aliasalpha

    So is that 4 separate things you have to do or is this some buy 1 get 3 free deal? “You get a good husband, follow the principles of Islam and return to Iran all for the low low price of repentance! This deal no available in any stores! Operators are standing by!”

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      Maryam Namazie

      But no one seems to be calling in…

      1. Aliasalpha

        Maybe the next ad can try & pull for sympathy, the operators can be all bored & lonely desperate for someone to call

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      earlycuyler

      I think I have found the perfect Operator: http://youtu.be/-Lzz8KER520

      1. Maryam Namazie

        I think he’s already working for them

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