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Skeleton of Kaum al-Aad, the people of the Prophet Hud?

Skeleton of Kaum al-Aad, the people of the Prophet Hud?

Here is another Muslim hoax that has been circulating for a few years now. Apparently Saudi Aramco uncovered a giant human skeleton whilst exploring for Gas. Turns out that the resultant images from this “archaeological dig” were photoshopped and were for a competition and us gullible Muslims peddle it as the truth to all and sundry and encourage others to pass it on. Here’s the image and the accompanying report: Instead of passing it on please email Nasir Bashir (if…

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Free Dodgy Phonecard

Free Dodgy Phonecard

My wife told me she got handed a free international calling card in town yesterday, straight away I said that it is probably dodgy and some sort of scam. Typically, wives never believe anything husbands tell them until someone else confirms what they are saying, and so when later one of my cousins came around for dinner and my wife told her that she got a free phonecard in town, my cousin immediately said “don’t use it, it is a…

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