Posted on November 3, 2010 by

When Urdu said “FML!”

I was having an MSN convo with the one and only Snooty and she wanted me to bore her to sleep. This is how the conversation proceeded: and i should care why ? says: bilkol b neead nai aa rahi kartii b nahi kaatri* Ali W. Jafri says: kaatri? and i should care why ? 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