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Why Don't We Offend Islam? (Part II): Oh, we do.

15 January 2005

Of course, if for some childish reason you did want to go about offending Islamic fundamentalists for no other reason than a cheap laugh, how would you go about it? TFT suggests:

Korannie Get Your Gun!

The smash hit West End musical tells the story of feisty West Midlands jihadists Rashid and Anwar, who fly to Afghanistan to join the war against the Western imperialism, only to find you can't get Pot Noodle and the drinking water is full of silt, and so return home to Tipton three days later.


What Not To Wear: Tehran Special

We've all wondered - what happens when the FASHION police become the RELIGIOUS police? Trinnie and Suzannah join Iran's misogynist religious Stasi as they bundle hapless women into the back of a Toyota Landcruiser screaming 'Western bitch whore!' for wearing clothes that expose their sexy, sexy toenails. As Trinnie cattily tells one torture victim: 'Bare wrists are soooooooo not in since the Islamic revolution!'


Bob the Bigot

'Koran' we ban it? Yes we can! The ever-popular, highly animated community leader Bob (voiced by Abu Hamza) stirs up trouble at Cleethorpes mosque - again! Yes, he's livid about yet another thing he knows nothing about, having confused The Faber and Faber Book of Children's Verse with The Satanic Verses. Children and fanatics alike will love watching Bob pointlessly rant about Pam Ayres in front of a crowd of 11 people while a bored BBC News 24 camera crew looks on, eating sandwiches and checking their text messages.

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