their grandfather Abdullah in a nursing home.
All the Arabic facilities were completely
full so they had to put him in an
After a few weeks in the Australian
facility, they came to visit Grandpa. ''How
do you like it here?'' asks the grandson.
''It's wonderful! Everyone here is so
courteous and respectful'', says grandpa.
''We're so happy for you. We were worried
that this was the wrong place for you. You
know, since you are a little different from
''Oh, no! Let me tell you about how
wonderfully they treat the residents'',
Abdullah says with a big smile.
''There's a musician here-- he's 85 years
old. He hasn't played the violin in 20
years and everyone still calls him 'Maestro'!
There is a judge in here -- he's 95 years
old. He hasn't been on the bench in 30 years
and everyone still calls him 'Your Honor'!
There's a dentist here -- 90 years old.. He
hasn't fixed a tooth for 25 years and
everyone still calls him Doctor?!
And me --
"I haven't had sex for 35 years and they
still call me 'The Fucking Arab".