One elastic loaf to go
Some news from Iran.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has ordered government and cultural bodies to use modified Persian words to replace foreign words that have crept into the language, such as "pizzas" which will now be known as "elastic loaves," state media reported Saturday.See how evil Islam is. They want to do away with pizza!(Cue the sarcastic laughter)
The presidential decree, issued earlier this week, orders all governmental agencies, newspapers and publications to use words deemed more appropriate by the official language watchdog, the Farhangestan Zaban e Farsi, or Persian Academy, the Irna official news agency reported.
The academy has introduced more than 2,000 words as alternatives for some of the foreign words that have become commonly used in Iran, mostly from Western languages. The government is less sensitive about Arabic words, because the Quran is written in Arabic.
No just an example of a former knucklehead winner needing to have his medications adjusted. I'd rather have President Ahmadinejad concerning himself with Farsi and pizza than Israel. The world is safer that way.
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