How long must this FRAUDULANT FARCE go on?
How long must WE be the DONORS and THEY the BEGGARS?
How about, now that they have mehmet’s guarantee of open bordres and prosperity? They be the “donors” and we the “recipients”?
It has been over 20 years of this farce. There was a time I would be angry when some of my American born Armenian friends would grumble, saying- “ Our churches are in deficit, we are closing one school after another…Is it not time Yerevan hold ‘telethons’ and subsidize us“? They must have been wiser than I.
It is that time of year again, when every diasporan Armenian, all the way avanakistan to zulustan will hold telethons to raise monies for Yerevan Province. Many will deny Halloween costumes for their children, others, specially those America will forego that “bird” and instead donate their hard earned pennies, denying their children Christmas toys and new shoes.
Less than two weeks ago Mr. Serge was touring the Diaspora wearing a helmet http://www.bulletpro...MICH-Helmet.JPG to deflect verbal and possibly physical missiles TELLING-A-LIE. And, today he replaces the “helmet” with a “hat in hand/tin cup” http://www.cartoonst...y/t/tin_cup.asp
once again begging for the Diaspora’s “lumas”, all the way from Rumania to Russia. Where was he for the past few years when TELETHONS were being held year after year, while THEY were lowering their pants to mehmet? Did not those “diasporan telethoning suckers” deserve to know what was going on behind closed doors? When all those hard earned pennies of the Diaspora were lining the pockets of the bureaucrats with not even a penny of it reaching the poor people?
How many diasporas sleep in luxury hotels night after night? When is the last time he slept on a straw /խշտեակmattress? I did. In the most luxurious hotel of the time, Hotel Armenia #1.
When the Diaspora was sticking to their “guns”, they were selling us “lock, stock and barrel”.
Observe that the cliché comes from the description of a musket, where in time the “stock, lock and barrel” have been reversed . (See what Sir Walter Scott wrote. Left to right, the stock is the wooden part, the lock is the mechanism and the barrel is the metal pipe.
The term itself may derive from the components of a musket: the 'lock' being the firing mechanism, 'stock' being the wooden butt-end of the gun, and 'barrel' being the cylindrical component, concurring 'all' the components of the gun. Another interpretation could be business related: i.e., one would own "the lock" as in the building, stock as in the stock exchange, investments, etc., and "barrel" as in all inventory,
The term was first recorded in the letters of Sir Walter Scott in 1817, in the line "Like the High-landman's gun, she wants stock, lock, and barrel, to put her into repair". It is, however, thought that this term evolved into a popular saying some years before in England
Edited by Arpa, 27 October 2009 - 11:12 AM.