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Sudanese Proverb

by Drima on January 15, 2008

Too Huge World is certainly immersing himself significantly within the “Sudanese experience”:

“Even the monkey is like a gazelle in his mother’s eyes.”

To be called a monkey is an insult, as you might expect; a gazelle is a symbol of female beauty, most especially for its eyes and its nimble form.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Dalu 01.15.08 at 8:13 pm

I don’t get it. :\

2 Drima 01.16.08 at 6:31 am

Really?? 😛

Well, it’s kinda like saying “beauty is in the eyes of the beholder”… so yeah, to a mother, her son or daughter is never a monkey.

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