August 25, 2008
This is a new Alphabet for the ‘Vocal Majority’ from the ‘Silent Minority’.
A is for Abductions that take place daily, usually blamed on aliens.
B is for Benz Bikkus who live in the lap of luxury.
C is for Censorship of TV programmes showing scenes of alcohol and tobacco.
D is for Doctor Delipihiya, patron saint of murder and mayhem.
E is for Elections which are neither free nor fair.
F is for Freedom of abduction, harassment and imprisonment under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.
G is for Gullible majority who have been hoodwinked since 1948.
H is for Human rights abuses that occur 465 days of the year.
I is for Independence also known as the ’60 Year Curse’. (We were better off under the British!)
J is for Jayasuriya, who will probably play until the 2043 World Cup or until he gets his EPF?
K is for Kassipu. (A bottle a day keeps the liver awake.)
L is for Lies, damned lies and statistics that the government media saturates us with each day.
M is for Mahinda chinthanaya. (Who needs the Bible, Koran and Tripitaka when we have the ‘chinthanaya.’
N is for Nepotism or favoritism to relatives. (Also check R)
O is for the 17 Patriotic Opposition MPs who crossed over to the government to save the country.
P is for Pillayan, who became Chief Minister of the East using the ‘Bullet’ to get the ‘Ballot.’
Q is for Question mark? When will the war end? When pigs fly or when hell freezes over?
R is for Rajapaksa poshanaya of Mahinda, Basil, Goatabaya and Chamal.
T is for Terrorism. Both the LTTE kind and the State sponsored kind.
U is for Underestimate. What the Government always does of the LTTE.
V is for Velupillai Prabahakaran who is very much alive and kicking.
W is for Wickramasinghe (Ranil). The greatest President that never governed Sri Lanka.
X is for Xenophobia or the island mentality. The dislike of all things foreign.
Y is for Yearning for yesterday. The national pastime of living in the past.
Z is for Zero casualties for the armed forces and 5,00,000 killed for the LTTE.