Thursday, 19 July 2007

Liar Liar, Pants on Fire!

As I was driving home, I approached the driveway to park my car, I saw a big white van entering the drive I share with the neighbours, I waved to the guy that I wanted to park my car, he stopped his van at the entrance and came out and asked me what I want, we had the following conversation :

van driver: what is it?
me: I want to park my car, can you move your van please?

van driver: do you live here?

me: yes I do and you are blocking the drive.

van driver: I live here too.

me: where?

He points at the house next door.

me: but a Somali family live here! (van driver is Asian)

van driver: yes but I own the property.

me: OK but the driveway is for residents.

van driver: I have to park my van in the driveway for 2 weeks as I'm going away.

me: but its too big and will just be in our way, by the way the drain between my house and your property is blocked again, I spoke to your tenants and they told me that you are coming to unblock it, so if you park your van here it will be right above the drain cover and will make your job more difficult.

van driver: what drain? I'm not here to fix anything!

I pointed to the drain and told him that is what he has to do

van driver: actually I am not the landlord, my brother owns this property and I am going to park my van somewhere else.

me: Bye (with a big grin).


Happymoi said...

Your smart..way to go Anglo...i can count on you to save the world!! Serious, you know what to say and when to say it:) way to go:)

PH said...

LoooooooooooooooL .. good one anglo, I'm glad you sorted him out otherwise where would you have parked your car for teh next two weeks .


Romana said...

loooooooooooool, masa7 wejha! lol sorry for the rude words! bs he thought he was going to lie his way thru! WAY TO GO ANGLO LIBYAN! lol, yestahil!!!!

Anglo-Libyan said...

thank you happymoi, I wish i was that smart :oD

ph, if i was only few minutes late, I would have ended up with no parking place :oS

romana, actually the best way to describe him is masa7 wejha :o)

maiuna said...

lool@fixing the drain...good one ;)

ibeebarbie said...

Salam Anglo-Libyan,
Why are people so rude and inconsiderate? Shame on this guy. Too bad you couldn't do to him, like the picture you posted in this post.....LOL

Anonymous said...

The worst thing is when a person insults your intelligence. If I was in your position I will tow his van to teach him a lesson.


Anglo-Libyan said...

thanx Maiuna :o)

salam ibeebarbie
I should have set his pants on fire and posted the picture :oD

I thought he was the landlord as I havent seen him before ( I believed him at first), had he left the van in the drive while I was away, I would call the council and get it towed away :o)

Amerabian said...

Haha! That is so funny.. You should have reminded him to bring his brother to fix the drain before he left..

Anglo-Libyan said...

hi amerabian and a big welcome :o)

guess what?? when i went home after work, I found the drain fixed!! :o)

piccolina said...

looool anglo that was great .. good one lool

Safia speaks said...

He must have felt so ridiculed when driving away hehe.. time try out "Assalamu aleikum, brother, did you bring the semtex for the infidels?" haha - second thought, no don´t say that!

Anglo-Libyan said...

salam piccolina and thanks :o)

safia, I think i will take your second thought :o)

a_akak said...

lol thats good and cunning :)

I am back in libya so my comments will be fewer as i usually have less time with all things being crazy around me

Fe aman allah

fatboy said...

goooooooooooooooooo anglo good one

dusk till dawn said...

well well ur devious at last . ha ha. that was very smart move , but i should say that u work as traffic wordan???and a car been left more then a week on its own , next week it will be over the wall.u put him in his place. u should of jacket him up. thanx for the vote of confidence,

Lebeeya said...

LOL! high five Anglo. You must keep us updated with your tricks and tactics so we could learn from you :)

Aida is looking adorable in the tinkerbell outfit mashallah.

Anglo-Libyan said...

salam Ahmed
glad you are back in Libya, keep us updated please :o)

thanks fatboy :o)

dusk til dawn, i hope i did put him in his place, thank you :o)

dear lebeeya, kind as usual, thank you :o)

Mujahada said...

Wow its amazing how people will lie. Subhan'Allah. People lie so often that now someone will tell me something simple and I don't know whether to believe them or not. Being suspicious isn't good.. but there are just so many LIARS in the world! Astafur'Allah

Johnny said...

I am under the impression of your blog.
Honestly speaking i do not like van man, cause very often they show themselves as a rude and ugly fellows. They do not care about others, especially on a road.
I am really glad that you taught this man a lesson.

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