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Posted on April 29, 2009 by

Tum Karo To Chamatkaar…

My office starts at nine in the morning. Being the most punctual guy in the world, I leave at nine. Miraculously, my sister also leaves at nine for her ACCA internship crap at Forde Rhodes or Foot Rhodes or Food Courts, whichever way it’s spelled. [Don’t blame me, there are at least a quarter of Read More

Posted on January 16, 2009 by

Knowledge Of The Book

I have been going through some Quraanic translations lately. Consider the following translations of Surah Al-Qalam, 1-6: Ahmed Raza Khan: Mohammed Aqib Qadri: Nuun* – by oath of the pen and by oath of what is written by it. (Alphabet of the Arabic language; Allah and to whomever He reveals, know their precise meanings.) You Read More

Posted on December 3, 2008 by

SAWJ’s GRE Theory of Poopivity

The amount of poop produced on the GRE is directly proportional to the difficulty of the questions, and inversely proportional to the time provided for the test and the degree of consciousness of the test taker. If P is the amount of poop produced, D is the difficulty of the questions, t is the time Read More

Posted on September 30, 2008 by

Of TOEFL, Passports, Murghas and [Beep]s

I decided to give my TOEFL last Sunday, 28th Sept. I registered six days before the test, paid $25 late fees with the actual $150. Printed my admin card and saw that I needed a valid passport to give the test. This passport clause is for Pakistan, India and Bangladesh only. (See what a good Read More