Blunt Messages from a People Fed-Up But falling back on their Egyptian Humor

Published February 7th, 2011 - 10:55 GMT

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“Go away I want to get married”.
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Image 1 of 13: “Go away I want to get married”.

Mubarak for dummies.
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Image 1 of 13: Mubarak for dummies.

“You’re going means you’re going, DO IT so I can go take a shower”.
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Image 1 of 13: “You’re going means you’re going, DO IT so I can go take a shower”.

“Go away, I miss my wife. Married just 20 days”.
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Image 1 of 13: “Go away, I miss my wife. Married just 20 days”.

“Now with hieroglyphs maybe you can understand, GO AWAY”.
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Image 1 of 13: “Now with hieroglyphs maybe you can understand, GO AWAY”.

'Go away, my wife wants to give birth and the child has no wish to see you'.
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Image 1 of 13: "Go away, my wife wants to give birth and the child has no wish to see you".

 'Association of Egyptian carpentry asks Mubarak: what kind of glue are you using?'. A super adhesive they'd like to know about, surely.
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Image 1 of 13:  "Association of Egyptian carpentry asks Mubarak: what kind of glue are you using?". A super adhesive they'd like to know about, surely.

'Go away I've lost my voice, go away my arm is sore'.
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Image 1 of 13: "Go away I've lost my voice, go away my arm is sore".

'30 years of corruption, Get Out'. If a red card doesn't say it best, what can?
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Image 1 of 13: "30 years of corruption, Get Out". If a red card doesn't say it best, what can?

'We don't want you. I wrote it in Chinese because he doesn't understand Arabic'.
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Image 1 of 13: "We don't want you. I wrote it in Chinese because he doesn't understand Arabic".

A burnt car filled with garbage sports a sign reading, 'National Party Headquarters'.
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Image 1 of 13: A burnt car filled with garbage sports a sign reading, "National Party Headquarters".

An Egyptian man is holding a placard that reads 'A photo with the president'. (Photo by 3arabawy - صَحـَـفي مِصـْـري.)
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Image 1 of 13: An Egyptian man is holding a placard that reads "A photo with the president". (Photo by 3arabawy - صَحـَـفي مِصـْـري.)

Maybe the language of computers in 2011 would do the trick: 'Move to recycle bin...'
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Image 1 of 13: Maybe the language of computers in 2011 would do the trick: "Move to recycle bin..."

An increasingly frustrated and tired people running out of stamina but maintaining a wicked sense of humor, the Egyptian protesting camp still wait out their Leader's much-called-for departure, injecting a wry humor into their appeals to him to get on with it and leave them to rest. Literally.  The following signs are clips of Al Bawaba's favorites.

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