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(Daily Dot)   In 1998, Rastafarian parents named their daughter Isis Harambe. They couldn't have imagined how that would turn out for her   ( dailydot.com) divider line
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2017-04-14 09:35:42 AM  
And I thought my mom having a cat named Isis was bad.
 
2017-04-14 09:55:56 AM  
Knows her pain:

4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2017-04-14 11:26:27 AM  
img.fark.net
 
2017-04-14 12:09:15 PM  

Bith Set Me Up: [img.fark.net image 850x462]



Too bad "Archer" didn't apply that philosophy when it came to ISIS.
 
2017-04-14 01:00:26 PM  
Crunchy chicks that smell like death, BO, and Patchouli.
With lice in their dreads, and crabs in their beds.
 
2017-04-14 01:01:57 PM  
1. That poor girl... She's almost 20 now? Her only out is to do porn*...

2.

The_Sponge: Bith Set Me Up: [img.fark.net image 850x462]


Too bad "Archer" didn't apply that philosophy when it came to ISIS.


They should have really played up the Barry being an ISIS agent and how they are constantly having to fight ISIS... Barry is already Archer's perfect nemesis, so why not? Just make it so ISIS also lost their gov't contracts and you have the perfect excuse...

*I would watch it... more than once...
 
2017-04-14 01:03:03 PM  
I guess technically I have to get my dick out? But I'm not happy about it.
 
2017-04-14 01:04:28 PM  
Isis is a very pretty name, if you are able to contemplate it in a vacumn.
I do know someone named Isis, and luckily that person, she's special (hot) enough to overcome the associated stigma.
 
2017-04-14 01:05:12 PM  
(Because of the ISIS thing, I mean. DRTFA so this isn't a comment on Ms. Harambe, who I'm reasonably sure is not trying to jumpstart a caliphate anywhere.)
 
2017-04-14 01:05:45 PM  
Rastafarian parents?
 
2017-04-14 01:07:17 PM  

What_Would_Jimi_Do: Rastafarian parents?


People that believe in the flying spaghetti monster.
 
2017-04-14 01:08:45 PM  
I'm literally like, 'No, that is the craziest name you've ever heard in your life.' I really have the most unique name in the world.

Are they not educating kids any more?  The first thing I think of when I hear the name Isis is Egyptian Goddess.  I thought that was common knowledge and at least touched on in history class.  She's not the only one in the world named Isis, I read a similar article a few months ago.  I don't know why people are reacting so strongly to it and not giving the Egyptian origin any consideration.  Even the Simpsons did an episode about the Orb of Isis.

I just don't understand how people think that name was invented by a terrorist group.
 
2017-04-14 01:12:59 PM  
they should have blocked out her height and weight too.  For her sake.
 
2017-04-14 01:13:09 PM  
Hey, at least they didn't name her Siri Cortana.
 
2017-04-14 01:13:18 PM  
They could not hold on, to her, very long
 
2017-04-14 01:17:08 PM  
Is she thinking about college, and if so, where she be heading?

/Lame pun groan
 
2017-04-14 01:17:14 PM  

Fano: They could not hold on, to her, very long


at 5'6" and 154#?
 
2017-04-14 01:18:10 PM  

smunns: they should have blocked out her height and weight too.  For her sake.


She's doable to be honest.  At least for a guy like me in my mid 40's...

But talk about getting the shiatty end of the naming stick....
 
2017-04-14 01:18:30 PM  
Forget those names, what about "Spjut"? Sounds like a money shot.
 
2017-04-14 01:19:16 PM  
"My parents, when I was born, they were both Rastafarians," she said, saying why the defied convention. "So my mom kinda picked my first name, and 'Isis' was a Bob Dylan song, along with the Egyptian goddess, and then Harambe means 'Harmony' in Swahili, and my Dad picked my middle name."

Do you even NEED a middle name at that point?
 
2017-04-14 01:21:31 PM  

Super Chronic: Forget those names, what about "Spjut"? Sounds like a money shot.


Oh, I didn't even read far enough to see this part: "It means 'spear' in Scandinavian." Ah yes, the Scandinavian language. They didn't teach that one in my school.
 
2017-04-14 01:23:17 PM  
Also, if you talk like this:

"I trip out with my name constantly,"

"I'm not down with that."

"Isis Harambe, like, who, who-it's just me, that's so insane, it's crazy to me," she says. "I can't believe it."

You might be a waitress.
 
2017-04-14 01:26:04 PM  

vudukungfu: Fano: They could not hold on, to her, very long

at 5'6" and 154#?


Sir Mix-a-lot may approve if she's 36-24-36
 
2017-04-14 01:26:25 PM  

Super Chronic: Forget those names, what about "Spjut"? Sounds like a money shot.


Came for this.
 
2017-04-14 01:26:45 PM  

smunns: they should have blocked out her height and weight too.  For her sake.


img.fark.net
 
2017-04-14 01:27:03 PM  

vudukungfu: "My parents, when I was born, they were both Rastafarians," she said, saying why the defied convention. "So my mom kinda picked my first name, and 'Isis' was a Bob Dylan song, along with the Egyptian goddess, and then Harambe means 'Harmony' in Swahili, and my Dad picked my middle name."

Do you even NEED a middle name at that point?


Yeah and by total coincidence her middle name is "United Airlines"
 
2017-04-14 01:28:47 PM  
no love for Andre' Megastalin ?

that had me chuckling
 
2017-04-14 01:33:22 PM  

Extra Virgin Geek Olive Oil: 1. That poor girl... She's almost 20 now? Her only out is to do porn*...

2. The_Sponge: Bith Set Me Up: [img.fark.net image 850x462]


Too bad "Archer" didn't apply that philosophy when it came to ISIS.

They should have really played up the Barry being an ISIS agent and how they are constantly having to fight ISIS... Barry is already Archer's perfect nemesis, so why not? Just make it so ISIS also lost their gov't contracts and you have the perfect excuse...

*I would watch it... more than once...


The could have said that ISIS won a trademark lawsuit so they had to rename the agency.
 
2017-04-14 01:34:49 PM  

stonelotus: Super Chronic: Forget those names, what about "Spjut"? Sounds like a money shot.

Came for this.


Heh heh. You spjutted, did you?
 
2017-04-14 01:45:42 PM  

Extra Virgin Geek Olive Oil: 1. That poor girl... She's almost 20 now? Her only out is to do porn*...

2. The_Sponge: Bith Set Me Up: [img.fark.net image 850x462]


Too bad "Archer" didn't apply that philosophy when it came to ISIS.

They should have really played up the Barry being an ISIS agent and how they are constantly having to fight ISIS... Barry is already Archer's perfect nemesis, so why not? Just make it so ISIS also lost their gov't contracts and you have the perfect excuse...

*I would watch it... more than once...


Barry wasn't an ISIS agent. Barry worked for ODIN, a competitor of ISIS.
 
2017-04-14 02:04:36 PM  
White rastafarians? That's a whole other story.
 
2017-04-14 02:07:03 PM  

Mugato: And I thought my mom having a cat named Isis was bad.


img.fark.net
 
2017-04-14 02:07:54 PM  
It wasn't until 2014, with the rise of that ISIS that people started finding her name a bit unusual.


thanks obama!
 
2017-04-14 02:10:46 PM  
At least it isn't Isis Boko Harambe.
 
2017-04-14 02:12:10 PM  

Dead for Tax Reasons: Mugato: And I thought my mom having a cat named Isis was bad.

[img.fark.net image 586x439]


It still kills me that Star Trek made a Halloween episode
 
2017-04-14 02:13:06 PM  

Fano: vudukungfu: Fano: They could not hold on, to her, very long

at 5'6" and 154#?

Sir Mix-a-lot may approve if she's 36-24-36


Only if she's 5'2".
 
2017-04-14 02:14:06 PM  

vudukungfu: Crunchy chicks that smell like death, BO, and Patchouli.
With lice in their dreads, and crabs in their beds.


I can't place the lyric. Which Marley tune was this from?
 
2017-04-14 02:22:00 PM  

fanbladesaresharp: Fano: vudukungfu: Fano: They could not hold on, to her, very long

at 5'6" and 154#?

Sir Mix-a-lot may approve if she's 36-24-36

Only if she's 5'2".


Five-three.

If you're gonna quote rap from back in the day around the old heads, get it right....
 
2017-04-14 02:23:38 PM  

Nick Nostril: vudukungfu: Crunchy chicks that smell like death, BO, and Patchouli.
With lice in their dreads, and crabs in their beds.

I can't place the lyric. Which Marley tune was this from?


Concrete Jungle?
 
2017-04-14 02:25:18 PM  

mongbiohazard: Extra Virgin Geek Olive Oil: 1. That poor girl... She's almost 20 now? Her only out is to do porn*...

2. The_Sponge: Bith Set Me Up: [img.fark.net image 850x462]


Too bad "Archer" didn't apply that philosophy when it came to ISIS.

They should have really played up the Barry being an ISIS agent and how they are constantly having to fight ISIS... Barry is already Archer's perfect nemesis, so why not? Just make it so ISIS also lost their gov't contracts and you have the perfect excuse...

*I would watch it... more than once...

Barry wasn't an ISIS agent. Barry worked for ODIN, a competitor of ISIS.


Also, I'm pretty sure they really have downplayed the ISIS part ever since they went to South America.  It wasn't overt but I don't doubt real world events influenced that.

/and I bet they were trying to keep the situations from getting stale.
 
2017-04-14 02:27:17 PM  
ISIS was an incredibly poor choice of name for the media to settle upon.  But they did it because ISIL sounds like gibberish.  We can't even begin to pretend that our media is responsible these days.

The job of the press used to be too sell newspapers.  Now it's to sell the 99% policy that benefits the 1%.  Far too often that's a zero sum relationship.
 
2017-04-14 02:40:23 PM  

backhand.slap.of.reason: ISIS was an incredibly poor choice of name for the media to settle upon.  But they did it because ISIL sounds like gibberish.  We can't even begin to pretend that our media is responsible these days.

The job of the press used to be too sell newspapers.  Now it's to sell the 99% policy that benefits the 1%.  Far too often that's a zero sum relationship.


"Daesh" works even better. It's an insulting term in Arabic, and it easily leads to "Daesh"/"Douche" jokes.
 
2017-04-14 02:45:15 PM  

Bith Set Me Up: backhand.slap.of.reason: ISIS was an incredibly poor choice of name for the media to settle upon.  But they did it because ISIL sounds like gibberish.  We can't even begin to pretend that our media is responsible these days.

The job of the press used to be too sell newspapers.  Now it's to sell the 99% policy that benefits the 1%.  Far too often that's a zero sum relationship.

"Daesh" works even better. It's an insulting term in Arabic, and it easily leads to "Daesh"/"Douche" jokes.


daesh sounds too much like what sean connery does when cutting vegetables
 
2017-04-14 02:45:28 PM  

idrow: I'm literally like, 'No, that is the craziest name you've ever heard in your life.' I really have the most unique name in the world.

Are they not educating kids any more?  The first thing I think of when I hear the name Isis is Egyptian Goddess.  I thought that was common knowledge and at least touched on in history class.  She's not the only one in the world named Isis, I read a similar article a few months ago.  I don't know why people are reacting so strongly to it and not giving the Egyptian origin any consideration.  Even the Simpsons did an episode about the Orb of Isis.

I just don't understand how people think that name was invented by a terrorist group.


I swear, some people seem to get the entirety of their news, history etc. from FB or other social media, so they think the terrorist group is the only thing to ever use that name. Here in the Denver metro area, there was a bookstore names Isis Books (one of those 'metaphysical' types) that had their sign vandalized soon after the terrorist started coming up in the news more. They eventually changed the name on the sign to Goddess just to avoid further trouble.

Also:

lenfromak: White rastafarians? That's a whole other story.


Always makes me think of this : https://youtu.be/TcK0MYgnHjo
 
2017-04-14 02:56:54 PM  

Fano: vudukungfu: Fano: They could not hold on, to her, very long

at 5'6" and 154#?

Sir Mix-a-lot may approve if she's 36-24-36


Uh!
Double down!
Uh!
Uh!
/red beans and rice didn't miss her
//also, my ass is ridiculously huge for an average white girl
///tmi, sorry.
 
2017-04-14 02:58:35 PM  

Nick Nostril: vudukungfu: Crunchy chicks that smell like death, BO, and Patchouli.
With lice in their dreads, and crabs in their beds.

I can't place the lyric. Which Marley tune was this from?


Crunchy Girl.

I met a crunchy girl.
I asked her what in the world
are those lumps in your hair

Don't you ever eat meat?
Don't you ever wash your feet?
And what in the hell is that smell?

patchouli?

Is that dude your old man?
Do you guys live there in that van?
Do you have a long term plan at all?

Living on Feta cheese, alfalfa spouts and dried chick peas
and all them gat danged herbal teas in jars.

But you've got really cool hair
I'm sure that will save the ozone layer

yeah, right,

get a job.
crunchy girl.

We did it on tour

Bobby Hackney loved it.
 
2017-04-14 03:04:17 PM  

Mugato: And I thought my mom having a cat named Isis was bad.


That's horrible!  The cat should have been named Bastet.
 
2017-04-14 03:06:07 PM  

LaughingRadish: Mugato: And I thought my mom having a cat named Isis was bad.

That's horrible!  The cat should have been named Bastet.


You're right. My mom's big on Ancient Egypt history. But I guess Isis sounds cooler than Bastet.
 
2017-04-14 03:07:19 PM  

Dead for Tax Reasons: Bith Set Me Up: backhand.slap.of.reason: ISIS was an incredibly poor choice of name for the media to settle upon.  But they did it because ISIL sounds like gibberish.  We can't even begin to pretend that our media is responsible these days.

The job of the press used to be too sell newspapers.  Now it's to sell the 99% policy that benefits the 1%.  Far too often that's a zero sum relationship.

"Daesh" works even better. It's an insulting term in Arabic, and it easily leads to "Daesh"/"Douche" jokes.

daesh sounds too much like what sean connery does when cutting vegetables


Daysh?
 
2017-04-14 03:17:00 PM  
backhand.slap.of.reason:The job of the press used to be too sell newspapers.  Now it's to sell the 99% policy that benefits the 1%.  Far too often that's a zero sum relationship.

People stopped buying newspapers.  I remember the biatching that would ensue when Fark would merely link to a news article with a paywall.  You brought this on yourselves.
 
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