Monday, November 20, 2006


what is the strangest present a person has given you?

the other day I was at work and a patient walks in and says:

patient: serdee (that's how she pronounces my name, funny isn't it?) where have you been? Every time I come in the evenings and I ask about you, the girls tell me that you don't work evening shifts, why do you do this to me serdee?

me: lol, well Mondays and Tuesdays I only do morning and afternoon its Thursdays and Fridays that I do evenings.

patient: I see, ok its just that I wanted to get you a drink

when she said that my face kinda changed cause I was thinking to myself 'drink? What kinda drink? My god she has bought me a bottle of wine or something?

she noticed my facial expression and laughed out loud and said

patient: serdee get that look of your face, don't worry its not alcohol before your mind wonders..

me: was it that obvious?

patient: course, look in the mirror and tell me that your not obvious

me: lol,

patient: anyway now that I have put your mind at rest, I wanted to get you a little something from me, but I'm not the type of person that wastes my money on cards or rubbish like that, I'm a practical person and I wanted to give you something that you could appreciate more than a card or candles, so I've brought you some water.

me: gosh, thanks, you really shouldn't have (to be honest I was dumbstruck lol)

patient: don't be silly I just wanted to show my appreciation for all that you do for me

and with that she pulls out this plastic bag tha looks very heavy, and inside is 4 huge bottles of spring water..

I can honestly say that its most defiantly a unique present lol

her gesture really touched me and it was extremely sweet of her and she's right its practical and healthy, and now I have the to force myself to drink water which is always a good thing..

so my dearest bloggers, what's the strangest gift you have ever been given?

26 comments:

red head said...

Lol. . Who Was It?

white african said...

will tell you tomorrow inshallah..

red head said...

Koolio. . Saw All Them Bottles N WasWonderin Who Bought Them Ini :p

Anonymous said...

haha miss I.T. lololol!! oh yes tis I... :D

white african said...

why hello weary been expecting your prescence for some time...

The Godfather said...

Ah Ha....so you two ladies were together. Hmmmmmmmmm, interesting.

We wouldn't know it, but the world is actually much much smaller than we think. I guess that's what makes the world that bit more interesting.

Strangest gift?....I don't know....I can think of wonderful gifts though.

white african said...

well godfather she is my colleague, and you are right it certainly is a small world.

so whats these wonderful gifts apart from the obvious godfather trilogy set

The Godfather said...

The Godfather DVD Trilogy I actually robbed from my friend. I was so determined and my friend was so powerless that I told him to his face that I was robbing it and actually took it his presence. He attempted a futile protest, but I swiftly threatened him with an act of menacing violence!!!

My Brother got me the biography of Kahlid Bin Walid (RA) for my birthday....not read it yet, but can't wait to. It's high up there on my 'To Read Next' list.

My Nephew got me a 75cm long Cigar whilst he was on holiday. The thing is so HUGE it comes with a stand to rest on. It sits on my fireplace; just in front of my Scarface portrait.

Ah yes, the Scarface Portrait....kindly given to me by my good friend Janice who knew I was an avid Al Pacino fan. God Bless You Janice!!!

Anonymous said...

what a lovely lady and a lovely gift as well.
the strangest gift I ever received was from a close friend and it was, 2 stuffed colourful birds sitting on a tree branch, it was horrible and I didnt even want to touch them, I just felt sorry for the poor birds.
thank God he never asked me why i do not show them in the house, I THREW THEM AWAY! I kept thinking that they will get infested with maggots which is not true but still they were disgusting :o)

Lebeeya said...

AWWWWW! isnt that just so.... argh-there goes my heart...*sigh*

I think the weirdest gift I ever got was a nail clipper with my name carved on it?

It was actually really useful.

Anonymous said...

Hey ! Any one going to the GPU in London next week !?

http://www.theglobalunity.com/

Any one have an idea if it is worth it or not ! Many thanks

white african said...

my god godfather, if you where really a fan of the godfather trilogy then you would have bought it instead of robbing it, mind you you claim to be mafia so i am not surprised.

let me know what the book on kahlid ibn walid is like, sounds really interesting.

anglo thats really funny, it can be really akward when getting things like that, are you sure he wasnt playing a joke on you?

lebeeyah nail clipper? loool, it is practicle, we have lost the one at home so i gotta go out and buy one, im liking th eidea of personalising mine.

annon i have heard the confrence really good and worth it, and th eline up of entertaingment as well as speakers are good so if you can try to go..

Anonymous said...

oh no it was not a joke! this guy likes stuffed animals, he should have been a taxidermist :o)

white african said...

looool anglo, i guess some people have weird hobbies and collect weird things, in his own way he probably wanted to impress you lol

Anonymous said...

*urgently wants to say L.O.L but must resist..eek* yes well erm ta love for the kind of welcome...erm yeah noma got me hooked on here ok i am sounding lame....oh well...whatever...only because the depressions of work have led me to it....man i dont know how old people cope with working...bleurgh!! eww eww

lostkitty said...

is anyone going to the Global Unity event? I am!!!
I didnt go last yr so I shall go this yr and maybe, just mayb, giv it my stamp of approval - which, I know, Islam Channel anxiously awaits!

NATIVE FEMALE said...

Serdee.....I might actually start calling you that...lol

What a cool patient....that was actually very thoughtful once u get over the wierdness.....

white african said...

weary we all have to work, it takes time to get use dto ot but you will, then you will always wantto work ha ha ha

kitty take pic and let us know how it goes, look out for my bro hamza hes going inshallah

native serdee indeed, it was thoughful aaaaaaaaaaw blesssssssss

MD said...

hey serdee

i wanna work at that place.....i feel its a right of passage....(is that the saying) seeing as u, saynab, kitty and idealist have all worked there.....

white african said...

done be forgetting our dearest hafsa as well md, you seriously want to work in this place?????

Trabilsia said...

The strangest gift I was given would be a pair of extra pointed shoes with high heels. All ok you might say but I'm already tall as is (for a Libyan woman 5.7 ) and when wearng them I'd reach 6 ft lol.

white african said...

lol trabilisia thats kinda cool mashallah, did you ever play for the basket ball team? you could be the first femal libyan to make it big as a basket ball player

Anonymous said...

yes but im not old yet...

white african said...

dat be true weary but still they like to get em when there young ha ha ha ha

Hana Agil said...

i was once given make up for my 17th birthday.

the person who gave it to me clearly didnt know me well enough to even bother giving me a present.

moron.

white african said...

lol well what i used to do with make up was face paint my brothers that was a laugh man