Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (Jan. 28, 2017)
When a learned man errs he makes a learned error.
Advice from a Statesman
In matters of principle, stand like a rock:
In matters of taste, swim with the current.
Everyone likes to pull the lion’s tail.
The Old Mandarin was always pleased
When in his philosophical reading
He encountered the names of Deep Thinkers.
What an excellent name for a psychoanalyst
They shrink from nothing.
Just as the Turkic speaking Khazars usurped the identity of the ancient Hebrews, the Ottoman Turks usurped the identity of the Armenians.
Who thinks his tan is sour?
The Half of It
Edo: Yes, it was a sad case about Setro. Since he lost all his money half his friends don’t know him anymore.
Bedo: What about the other half?
Edo: They don’t know yet that he has lost it.
What’s in a Name?
Kervanbashian: Turkish in derivation, identified as an occupation, kervanbash is a leader of a caravan.
Source: Armenian Weekly
Link: Uncle Garabed’s Notebook (Jan. 28, 2017)