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Old Jul 12th 2017, 12:34 pm
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From a coworker (no rewards for guessing his nationality):

I don't wear deodorant because everyone knows it's bad for you. It makes men grow big boobs

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Old Jul 12th 2017, 12:41 pm
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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
From a coworker (no rewards for guessing his nationality):

I don't wear deodorant because everyone knows it's bad for you. It makes men grow big boobs



Come on. Are you joking?
Was he joking?

End his life. Save the gene pool.
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Old Jul 12th 2017, 12:49 pm
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Not at all.

Nice chap otherwise. Even if he does wear shiny suits with pointy shoes.


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Come on. Are you joking?
Was he joking?

End his life. Save the gene pool.
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Old Jul 12th 2017, 1:22 pm
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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
Not at all.

Nice chap otherwise. Even if he does wear shiny suits with pointy shoes.
Well, fair play to him. He's made a life choice and he can live with it.

Wonder where he got it from?
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Indians seem to subsist solely on rumours and misinformation. And superstition. Nothing is too outrageous for them. I guess that's what you get when you have a thousand gods. Crazy country.

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Well, fair play to him. He's made a life choice and he can live with it.

Wonder where he got it from?
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Bipat?

Edit: as in Where's Bipat with a response?, not Was it Bipat?

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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
From a coworker (no rewards for guessing his nationality):

I don't wear deodorant because everyone knows it's bad for you. It makes men grow big boobs

So that's what happened to me!! Actually I seem to have developed a skin reaction to the active component of anti-perspirant (as opposed to deodorant which doesn't seem to cause an issue) - bizarre at my age but there you are...
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Perspiration is a natural function. Just wash and it will go away.
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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
Indians seem to subsist solely on rumours and misinformation. And superstition. Nothing is too outrageous for them. I guess that's what you get when you have a thousand gods. Crazy country.
Next to proper nutrition and a decent abode, embrace of rationalism would be the best thing for them. I have read about Indian rationalists trying to make a difference but entrenched religious elite sabotage their efforts.

Acceptance of illogical religious dogma seemss to be the norm , in the MidEast and South Asia ; though I wonder if many people in affluent literate nations like the UAE are just faking their religious devotion. In much the same way that American politicians fake being Christian, because polls show the American people will never vote for an atheist, and prefer a Muslim presidential candidate over an Atheist.

Richard Dawkins, dumbfounded by Al Jazeera's Mehdi Hassan.


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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
Indians seem to subsist solely on rumours and misinformation. And superstition. Nothing is too outrageous for them. I guess that's what you get when you have a thousand gods. Crazy country.
Swarms. Crowd complex. Whatever you want to describe it as it feels very non-individual at times and just going with what everyone goes with because that's the safe option
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This is timely:

https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...-workers-stink

Sumehara, while sounding Japanese, is actually two English words truncated and portmanteau'd. Sume, being the first two syllables of how Japanese transcribe "smell", and hara similarly the first two syllables of "harassment". So now you know.
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
This is timely:

https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...-workers-stink

Sumehara, while sounding Japanese, is actually two English words truncated and portmanteau'd. Sume, being the first two syllables of how Japanese transcribe "smell", and hara similarly the first two syllables of "harassment". So now you know.
wish they would give that to quite a few of my colleagues
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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
Not at all.

Nice chap otherwise. Even if he does wear shiny suits with pointy shoes.
No he wasn't
The stronger the smell , the more attractive they say...they say Lol
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My first experience of the Dubai metro definitely opened my eyes (and nose...) to the lack of antiperspirant/deodorant
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My first experience of the Dubai metro definitely opened my eyes (and nose...) to the lack of antiperspirant/deodorant
you know i have still not set foot in a metro, let alone travelled in one
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