Mouloud / Mawlid of the Prophet (p.b.u.h)

Today it's the 30th of November that says nothing to us Algerians but rainy weather and traffic jams. However, today is the 12th Rabi' al-awwal in the Islamic Calendar at the same time that means Mouloud. Mouloud is the remembrance of the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him). Mawlid around the Arabic … Continue reading Mouloud / Mawlid of the Prophet (p.b.u.h)

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Principle-breaking Pressure

  Bravo. One another day is survived. The overwhelming University life in the Master degree puts more and more weight on us day to day. Today, we finished our classes earlier and a girl called me over to prepare the tomorrow's presentation with her. At first, I thought that we prepared everything and she wrote … Continue reading Principle-breaking Pressure

Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”

Today, I've just heard an interesting Algerian word: "youqaqiy"... Actually, this word is from the Capital's language (Algerois) and it describes the speakers of the Algerian Dialect (Derdja). The concept of "youqaqiy" depicts the people who pronounce the Arabic letter (ق) - Qaaf in the classical way as it sounds "qaaf". What's the point pronouncing … Continue reading Algerian Derdja: “youqaqiy”

I stopped working with kids

  Last Wednesday, I quit my job in the so called "Cambridge-school". Even if it was an interesting experience to teach youngsters English through playing games and following the Cambridge program, there has been a half dozen of factors why I had to quit... and one of them is the "Cambridge program". Reasons why I … Continue reading I stopped working with kids

​A Pervert Rumor in Algiers

To cut it short, one of my most hated things is the rumors and scandals. I am extremely careless; I don't care what people think, feel or say. So, I am not a person to tell rumors; however, I just heard an Algerian rumor in the capital about a pervert "flasher" that shocked me since … Continue reading ​A Pervert Rumor in Algiers

Free Day, New Blog Design

Yesterday, it's been the 1st November that is a double National Day. In Algeria, it's a free day for celebrating the beginning of the Revolution(1956.nov.1) against the French Colonialism(1830-1962). Meanwhile in Hungary, it is the religious and national day of the dead "all soul's day". The former one celebrates its national day with Algerian national … Continue reading Free Day, New Blog Design

Algerian Derdja: Phrasal Aggression

It's been a long time I didn't post on the Algerian Arabic Dialect so-called "Derdja". To return, I'm going to bring on an internationally and nationally well-known fact about Arab people: their Aggression alias being hot-headed. Indeed, Algerians are hot-headed; if you slightly insult them or do some bothersome gestures, they can easily shout or … Continue reading Algerian Derdja: Phrasal Aggression