• pinkpixel posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    Seems like most of the comments on the Israel article are something along the lines of “Israel apologizes for killing people but the Palestinians don’t, so lets stop sympathizing with the Palestinians…” Which is kind of like saying, “hey that olive branch is kind of pointy, maybe we could stab people with it!”

    • It’s known as a left-handed compliment.

      Given that before toilet paper, people often cleaned themselves with their left hands, in the Arab world, presenting a gift with your left hand meant “I have some lovely shit for you.”