Someone I know had an accident the other day, He’s ok. And people have been repeating this one line a lot “The hell with the car, thank God he’s safe / 6iz bisayara ilmohim ohwa mafeeh shay”

I like having people say that, and I say that too sometimes, shows how much we care. But for argument’s sake, I’m gonna ask you this:

Don’t you think the person who is actually paying for the damages should be the only one using that phrase? And no one but that person should be allowed to say that?

Coz it doesn’t make sense, unless you’re going to say “Don’t worry about the car, I’m gonna buy you another one” only then you’re allowed to use that phrase, But till then, it should be restricted to parents and to whoever is actually paying.

PS: I use that phrase too (One of the many silly lines I hate to hear and use)


This entry was posted on Monday, September 7th, 2009 at 3:43 am

8 Responses to “STTA: Something To Think About 2”

  1. Hamad says:

    actually, sometimes it doesn’t matter what he’d hear cuz simply he’ll be thanking god that he’s alive.

  2. aaa says:

    i agree with Hamad. when you take into perspective the person is not dead, paralayzed, in a coma, etc., then who cares about the car. Im sure the parents will feel the same if they have any feelings towards their children.

  3. Yousef says:

    Hamad True. But His sentiments are irrelevant to the question I’m raising.

    aaa Obviously everybody places more value on human beings than on material things, but that has nothing to do with the post.

    But your reply again highlights how silly the saying is. If it’s that obvious then why say it in the first place?

  4. Dee says:

    i like it when my father is saying it , after all he is Paying 😛
    when im in an accident and i call him usually id go the car is … and hed interrupt Are you Ok? ee bs the car is a wreck! and he’d say bl6gag blsayara Elmohem entay!
    i think thats when it means the most 🙂

  5. Abid says:

    “If it’s that obvious then why say it in the first place?”

    Sometimes stupid society norms require you to say things which are obvious too :p

  6. bumo says:

    Would you ever dare to say the opposite?

  7. Yousef says:

    Dee You got it right! That is when it actually matters and means something! other than that, it’s just cheap and a filler kind of talk!

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