14 Things NRIs From The Gulf Are Tired Of Hearing
If you ask me one more time about my pet camel, I will feed you to one.
"Oh, so you're from Dubai na?"
"You must be fluent in Arabic by now."
"Did you ride a camel to school?"
"Did you have to wear a burkha?"
"How do you know so much about India and Bollywood?"
"Your dad must be so rich. You're probably friends with sheikhs na?"
"Oil is sooo cheap over there."
"You have to try this place's 'shorma'. It's the best in the city."
"They have winter in the desert also?"
"Do you have any hot Arab friends you could set me up with?"
"My friend at work is from the Gulf too. Do you know her?"
"Is Aladdin a huge thing there?"
"Your taps back home must be gold-plated."
"I went to Dubai when I was a kid. Way cooler than I expected."
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