Archive: April, 1989

THE CASE OF THE MISSING CREDIBILITY

SUDAN TIMES

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THE CASE OF THE MISSING CREDIBILITY

 

 

[This feature first originally appeared in Arabic in al-Ayam daily on 8/4/89 and was translated into English with some modification]

 

I woke up one morning and discovered that my Credibility was missing. The first inkling I had of something going amiss was when I neatly tied on my turban and looked at myself in the mirror. As my reflection stared back at me I realized with utter bafflement that my Credibility was no longer there. At first I thought I must have misplaced it somewhere. My eyes darted around the room. I looked into all the closets. There were a lot of skeleton but no Credibility. I peered under the bed. There were lots of dirty linen but no sign of Credibility. I flung open all the drawers and emptied their contents on the floor. Nothing! At that moment my wife walked in and looked aghast at the mess in the room. “For Heaven’s sake” she gasped, “what are you doing?”

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