And He Shall Be Known By His Persian Name

…”Salamadamadingdong”, which translates to

Maynard Krebs

Iranian President “Salamadamadingdong” 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.

Keeping the culture pure.

8 Responses to “And He Shall Be Known By His Persian Name”

  1. Susanna says:

    If there were any lingering questions in your mind whether or not that guy was a complete and total nutburger? Well, there’s your answer.

  2. Gunslinger says:

    My my my, how utterly French of him!
    He needs a few years vacation at the Bellvue Laughing Academy (and LOTS of Thorazine.)

  3. Gunslinger beat me to it. It’s definitely French.

  4. And here I thought I was the only one who still made Maynard G. Krebs references.

  5. Carola says:

    Elastic loaves. How on earth do they make pizza in Iran that it could be renamed elastic loaves?

  6. Gunslinger says:

    Little Caesar’s does that quite well, actually.

  7. Except for Domino’s which are to be called “cardboard loaves.”

  8. Carola says:

    That explains why I find Little Caesars nasty nasty

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