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Nicholas and Octavio and the proverb of the cross-eyed

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: To Octavio Johnson

Submitted by HARRAK (Canada), Feb 23, 2006 at 15:35

The following proverb best describe the way Nicholas and Octavio interact with the comments:

One night, in a small neighberhood made of 2 big houses, the owner of the house on the left side (Nick) went out after midnight to paint his house -to avoid the kids playing the day time-. So he went out and started painting the house of his neighbour instead of his house because he was cross-eyed..later on, the neighbour (Johano) heard the noise and went out..he said to Nick, Oh please , can you paint my house after doing yours ?( he was cross-eyed too) and did not realize that it was his house that was painted..)

...I live good in the west! yes and in the east too. I have two choices, living as western citizen and well paid as I graduated and worked here..and If I want, I can consider my country of origin where I inherited a farm, a big house and a BMW 1992 (78.000 km only)..so I have 2 choices, and you have no choice..born where you are, and will die where you are..so do not feel the pain, you can be smart and try your luck in Denmark or Norway..they are looking for seems like immigrants now...

I have to go play tenis now!

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