ideas actually come from...
Note: All characters, ideas and elements in this article are purely fictional and coincidence to anything real will be purely coincidental and will not hold the writer responsible.
I once tried to give ideas for terrorist attacks in a crazy write-up. The ideas served no purpose at all except that it made me the so-called "king of controversy". Now I realise that dumb writers like me are not meant to give such ideas. It's the filmmakers in Hollywood who are doing the real stuff. Wanna know why? Read on:
In the movie "True Lies", who drives a plane into a city with big skyscrapers? None other than our dear old tree trunk Arnold Schwarzenegger! (I'm a good speller and didn't need to consult the last RS issue to spell the name.) He drives the plane into the city through all the skyscrapers and kills all these terrorists occupying this building. So the Al-Qaeda figured out that flying a plane into a city wouldn't be that crazy, right? The plan to crash planes into buildings must have originated from the Matrix. There's a scene where a helicopter crashes into a building and there are these booms, bangs and explosions. While watching the Matrix, I guess Osama bin Laden must've been saying to himself, "If a helicopter can rip a building apart, so can American Airlines airplanes?" (I believe he had actually said this in Arabic; I've put it in English.) Thus came September 11 and you know what.
There's no clue about who conducted the recent bombing at the UN building that killed the UN representative De Mello but as far as I believe there's a clue to where the idea could have come from. In the movie "Spy Game" starring Brad Pitt and Robert Redford, there's a scene where this guy drives a car into a secured compound, rushes past all the security guards and crashes into a building where this really high-profile terrorist leader was residing. Moments later the building explodes and is blown to smithereens, killing the terrorist as well. The explosion was caused by explosives packed into the car.
Now the people who bombed the UN building must have watched the movie, especially the aforementioned sequence, and said, "Blimey, that's a darn cool stunt! We gotcha do something like this, mate!" Thus the bombing occurred and BBC found something to show over and over again and make my Dad take control over the remote control.
So now you know where the ideas actually come from. No wonder all the wise folks say TV is bad!
By Hamdu Mia
FUNNY ENGLISH NOTICES AROUND THE WORLD!
In a Tokyo Hotel: Is forbidden to steal hotel towels please. If you are not a person to do such thing is please not to read notis.
In an Acapulco hotel: The manager has personally passed all the water served here.
In the office of a Roman doctor: Specialist in women and other diseases.
In a Bucharest hotel lobby: The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.
a Budapest zoo: Please do not feed the animals. If you have any suitable
food, give it to the guard on duty.
In a Bangkok dry cleaner's: Drop your trousers here for best results.
In a Paris hotel elevator: Please leave your values at the front desk.
In a hotel in Athens: Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 A.M. daily.
In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a Russian Orthodox monastery: You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists, and writers are buried daily except Thursday.
On the menu of a Swiss restaurant: Our wines leave you nothing to hope for.
On the menu of a Polish hotel: Salad a firm's own make; limpid red beet soup with cheesy dumplings in the form of a finger; roasted duck let loose; beef rashers beaten up in the country people's fashion.
Outside a Hong Kong tailor shop: Ladies may have a fit upstairs.
In a Rome laundry: Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the afternoon having a good time.
a Czechoslovakian tourist agency: Take one of our horse-driven city
tours - we guarantee no miscarriages.
In a Copenhagen airline ticket office: We take your bags and send them in all directions.
In a Norwegian cocktail lounge: Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar.
Japanese information booklet about using a hotel air conditioner: If you want just condition of warm in your room, please control yourself.
signs from a Majorcan shop entrance:
Compiled By Suravi
Josh and his wife went to the state fair every year. Each time, Josh would say, "I'd like to ride in that airplane."
And every year, his wife would say, "I know, Josh, but that airplane ride costs ten dollars, and ten dollars is ten dollars."
Then, finally one
year, Josh and his wife attended the fair and Josh said, "I'm 71
years old. If I don't ride that airplane this year, I may never get
The pilot overheard them and said, "Folks, I'll make you a deal. I'll take you both up for a ride. If you can stay quiet for the entire ride and not say one word, I won't charge you, but if you say one word it'll cost you ten dollars."
Josh and his wife agree and up they go. The pilot does all kinds of twists and turns, but not a word is uttered by Josh or his wife. He does all his tricks over again, but still not a word. They land and the pilot turns to Josh. "By golly, I did everything I could think of to get you to yell out, but you didn't."
Josh replied, "Well, I was gonna say something when my wife fell out, but ten dollars is ten dollars."
Magic of the Night
When the moon peaks
through the apple trees
Star light, moon
light soft as snow
When Spirits glide
on wandering ears
While drops of twilight
fall on seas
A Scribble on Life
When I look into
your eyes.. feels like another unleashed dream
have just been a part of your life
By Maher Sayeed Chowdhury
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