Top ten Ethiopian Equivalents for Hallmark Greeting Cards
Outside: Wishing you a happy 35th ( passport 26th )...
Inside: As I have for the past five years.
Outside: Welcome to the real world, new graduate!
Inside: If you thought the frash was bad, wait till you feel the berenda.
Outside: Good luck out in the wide hungry world...
Inside: Where a laddle full of wattery sauce sprinkled with three pieces of meat is no longer called "therefore", but rather "gourmet meal".
7. SenE Selassa:
Outside: It's the last day of school! Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah for SenE Selassa!
Inside: I'll be waiting for you outside.
Outside: "From AbuarE to abuara," says the Book. My condolences.
Inside: Here's a snapshot of my forehead... beat it, if you please.
Outside: May your marriage be like that of Abraham and Sara...
Inside: But, hopefully, not your wedding.
Outside: The birr ambar says to the werq qelebet, "Whatchoo doon here, brutha?"
Inside: May you find fulfillment on your wedding day... and night.
Outside: Happy anniversary, sweetheart. I didn'tknow how much you loved me...
Inside: Till you slapped me in public that day ten years ago.
Outside: I've looked in Arramba... I've looked in Qobbo, and there's nowhere a woman who...
Inside: ... cooks as well as you.
Outside: Melkam Dagmawi T'nsaE!
Inside: The shipment of Viagra made it there, we heard.
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