O. S. ARI - Some Anecdodes of Him -he was famous also for his wit and wisdom

Written by eoa uk


“ ...Ari’s voice, full of wit, filledrepparttar room... ” (Mustafa Dogrusoz in ’Kibris’ -5 February 1999)

" ...He always wore a smile... " (Harid Fedai in 'Halkin Sesi' -27 December 1992)

(In his newspaper columns [mostly between 1968-1992 in Cypriot ‘Halkin Sesi’ -also ‘Birlik’ etc.] often by a little story or joke didrepparttar 118212 hailed teacher-thinker-poetrepparttar 118213 late Orhan Seyfi Ari [1918- 1992] made or highlighted his points ~so also in his lectures, debates, discussions, teaching his school pupils. These simply put anecdotes are hoped briefly and miscellaneously to familiarise with his wit and a few ofrepparttar 118214 less involved ofrepparttar 118215 very many views he was also popular for…)

DIPLOMATIC COMMUNIQES, he thought, were rather like broadcasting live onrepparttar 118216 radio a match between two boxers called Abdi and Bandinelli, and announcingrepparttar 118217 winner as Abdinelli…

‘NEVER TOO LATE to change one’s mind or to make a start’ was not of more use to one, sometimes, or to a nation, than it would be torepparttar 118218 driver of a car rolling down a cliff to then decide to drive carefully…

IRRELEVANCY was a natural and common refuge of man ~”You have gone bald!” he joked with a friend who he had not seen for a long time –his friend looked at him, then responded, “Ha..! As if your son’s got more hair than I..!”

THE TROUBLES OF THE WORLD had much to do with this, that some with breathing difficulties had become deep sea divers…

Death Becomes Her

Written by Tamara Jong

I hadrepparttar funniest moment today. I called up a client only to hearrepparttar 118211 words, “Abby is no longer with us.” Pause. He then proceeded to say, “She hasn’t passed away, she’s just not with our company anymore. I didn’t want you to think she was dead.” I was in a work mode, so I was a little slow onrepparttar 118212 uptake. However, he made me think how often we don’t clarify ourselves so that what we say can be taken inrepparttar 118213 right or wrong way. Misunderstandings were best played out inrepparttar 118214 immortal, “Three’s Company”. That crazy Jack Tripper. But, I digress.

Take an email for example. It has no tone, or personality. In our quest for quick, responsive communication, email has become almost rude. We ignore ‘em, don’t address people properly, open them and promptly forget them, place high

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