Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Now Hariri

A Lebanese reader sent me this:  "Hello As'ad, you know how you always mention that every foreign student who goes through Lebanon is offered a job at Now Hariri, well I can personally testify to that after the few past weeks as about half the foreigners I have met work there, and the other half have been offered a job there, also they all appear to take some form of 'amiah (lebanonese) arabic classes in some institute that does that in Ashrafieh (surprise surprise!) Most of them are super clueless about most aspects of society here, while a minority of them (mostly males) appear to be more keen on language as well as customs and more specific aspects of society even if they dont show it directly..."