Obscure

noun the state of being unknown, inconspicuous, or unimportant.He was an obscure artist but that did not mean he did not or could not do good work. Read more [...]...
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Mindanao discount

[At a mattress store]1: So can we get a Mindanao discount? [smile]2: No, no, I've given you the best I can.1: Common. How about an Asian discount, we're related! [laugh]2:[laugh] Honestly, it's the best Read more [...]...
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Dubble Bubble

[At a store where you buy goods in bulk]1: Look Ann, there's Dubble Bubble.Ann: Oh, grab some.[2 is close by and chimes in.]2: I remember Dubble Bubble.1: There not so known any more.2: My barber used Read more [...]...
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Rizq At The Mechanic Shop

[In the waiting lounge of a mechanic shop. 1 is speaking to 2, when 3 joins the convo.]1: They told me that I had to come to work two hours after I got married!2: No way. Serious? Why??1: I don't know Read more [...]...
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White man vs. an entire empire

Some IG wall description: In Muslim West Africa in the 1800s, millet was far more than just a type of food. As the German traveler Heinrich Barth discovered soon after crossing the Sahara Desert, it Read more [...]...
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Garish

obtrusively bright and showy; lurid.“garish shirts in all sorts of colors”...
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“Aseem”

1: Hi Asim. (pronounces it "Aseem.") Just getting back to you about the role. Did you look at the job description?2: Uhm, just before we move forward, my name is pronounced Asim.1: Oh I'm sorry. So it's Read more [...]...
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Hassan vs. Hussain

[At a hospital]1 walks into and out of a room calling out "Hassan?" He looks around. "Hassan?"2 looks at him but doesn't initially react.1 walks comes around again after a minute. "Hassan? Hassan?"2: Read more [...]...
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Did you tell them how to say your name?

1: Did you tell them how to say your name?2: No.1: No?!2: Yeah.1: Why not??2: I don't know.1: Nai matttt is not your name.2: I know.1: So?[2 smiles and is quiet.]1: Just tell them politely: Actually, Read more [...]...
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That’s a white name

1: Oh, I met Mrs. Ahmed today. She was like hi Yasmeen! It's been such a long time since I've seen you!2: Oh right. How is she?1: She's good. I was about to say Amanda, what's up!2: You can't say that.1: Read more [...]...
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