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Test your skills – where is this new mall located – Dubai, Riyadh, Cairo, Qatar, Tehran, Other?

Video from new mall’s Grand Opening – February 18, 2017

Whom do we thank for the common conclusion that: a mall is a mall is a mall? Gertrude Stein, calcifying roses in her poem, Sacred Emily?   Or Shakespeare’s Juliet: “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

For husbands everywhere, roses and malls share beauty and thorns. The prickly part of shopping malls is shopping itself – the trek past dozens of pallid, frozen-faced mannequins clad in too expensive cloth, the alligator and leatherette shoes on plastic pyramids, the hats large enough to halt rays of a dwarf star, and aghast everywhere, the gaunt, underpaid college grads, sadly slumped at counters.

While the junior storekeepers may appear grim, attending a new mall opening is a session of exuberance by wives, and a test of patience by husbands, who often stand perplexed outside stores, while their spouses cruise aisles inside.

The video above exemplifies the joy of the fairest sex for a new mall. Men also attend, but many secretly believe that nearly all the “new” stores are really old stores with fresh facade lipstick.

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Rich and fabulous louts enjoy Gaza paradise, while media bleeding hearts pretend the resort is cesspool

Introducing Gaza’s Blue Beach Resort, as described on its website:

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From the developer’s website:

These distinctive Chalets of Blue Beach … more than just a stunning landmark: it’s the one and only fully-facilitated and luxurious chalets within the Gaza Strip.

With its elegant interiors, spacious landscapes, entertaining outdoors and indoors facilities and its special selection of Eastern and Western restaurants and coffee shops; The Chalets symbolizes the ideal escape for individuals and families from the busy and hectic lifestyles.At Blue Beach Chalets everyone is welcome, as it has got something for everyone. It is designed to suit long and short stays as well as a one day treat.

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