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Goats Compete in Jordan Beauty Pageant
AMMONNEWS ^ | 2011-07-26

Posted on 07/27/2011 11:10:04 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Jordan hosted its first Levantine Goat Beauty Pageant on 22 July, in which breeders from the Kingdom and Gulf States took part.

Levantine goats are distinguished from other breeds for their curved noses and soft hair. A levantine goat can sell for $25,000 in the Gulf States.

Yahia Abu Jaber, the organiser of the pageant, said 'the levantine goat represents old traditions for Arabs… the levantine goat has has many beautiful characteristics, and this goat differs from other goats in terms of body shape, height, the incline of its head and its wide-open eyes. This makes it more expensive, he noted.

The prices of levantine goats in the Gulf states can range between 100,000 and 200,000 Riyals, equal to between $25,000 and $50,000 US dollars.

The pageant was organised outside the capital Amman near Baqaa Camp for Palestinian refugees. It was attended by Saudi, Emirati, Kuwaiti, Syrian and Palestinian breeders, Reuters reported.

First place for both the male and female goat sections went to 'contestants' owned by Yahia Abu Jaber.

The organisers hope that the competition will help to support the breeding and trading of goats in the region and open up new markets for breeders to sell goat products in the Gulf States.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: beauty; goats; jordan; napl
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Beauty Contest: Who is the fairest goat of all
1 posted on 07/27/2011 11:10:07 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro

uh


2 posted on 07/27/2011 11:10:40 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

this thread is going to end badly....


3 posted on 07/27/2011 11:11:26 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: nickcarraway

I see Helen Thomas pictures in the future for this thread.


4 posted on 07/27/2011 11:12:23 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

In NY state, you can marry your goat. Or hasn’t that legislation been filed yet?


5 posted on 07/27/2011 11:14:29 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: nickcarraway

And this is news??


6 posted on 07/27/2011 11:15:25 AM PDT by mikrofon (Oh my darlin', Levantine...)
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To: nickcarraway

Oh, dear.... the jokes just write themselves on this one.


7 posted on 07/27/2011 11:16:23 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I don't have hobbies. I'm developing a robust post-apocalyptic skill set.)
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To: nickcarraway
Yahia Abu Jaber, the organiser of the pageant, said 'the levantine goat represents old traditions for Arabs… the levantine goat has has many beautiful characteristics, and this goat differs from other goats in terms of body shape, height, the incline of its head and its wide-open eyes.

This is what happens when all the women in your society dress as to look like vaguely humanoid black blobs...Or as that old country song goes, "Lookin for love in all the wrong places..."

8 posted on 07/27/2011 11:16:54 AM PDT by apillar
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To: humblegunner

ping to your interest


9 posted on 07/27/2011 11:18:20 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: silverleaf
this thread is going to end badly....

this thread is going to end baaaaaaaaaaaaadly.

10 posted on 07/27/2011 11:19:53 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back. He ain't my president either.)
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To: nickcarraway
Can't compare with Daisy...


11 posted on 07/27/2011 11:19:53 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: thackney

Goats are disgusting. A typical mid-eastern perversion.

Sheep, however.. now THERE’S a nice critter.


12 posted on 07/27/2011 11:23:00 AM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: humblegunner

Goats=Devil
Lambs/sheep=Jesus


13 posted on 07/27/2011 11:23:50 AM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: nickcarraway
uh

do you mean ewe?

14 posted on 07/27/2011 11:25:06 AM PDT by orlop9
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To: Arrowhead1952

ewe don’t say....


15 posted on 07/27/2011 11:25:57 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: nickcarraway
What do you call a muslim with a goat and a sheep? Bi-sexual

What do you call a muslim with five goats? A pimp

16 posted on 07/27/2011 11:26:19 AM PDT by camerongood210
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To: nickcarraway

How is this different from any 4H fair?


17 posted on 07/27/2011 11:26:34 AM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: LukeL

That’s not exactly what I was getting at.


18 posted on 07/27/2011 11:26:57 AM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: LukeL

Matthew 25:31-34


19 posted on 07/27/2011 11:27:49 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: nickcarraway; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; Markos33; Salamander; humblegunner; Eaker; Allegra; ...
I have it on good authority that Caprine beauty is the main reason that the Thawb was designed without a zipper.
20 posted on 07/27/2011 11:28:20 AM PDT by shibumi (While Pablo was wily, William Blake was even more wilier. But the wiliest of all was Desdinova.)
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To: USMCPOP

..... in terms of body shape, height, the incline of its head and its wide-open eyes. This makes it more expensive,


21 posted on 07/27/2011 11:29:01 AM PDT by traumer
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To: shibumi

“If you can’t love the one you want”

“Love the goat your with.”


22 posted on 07/27/2011 11:30:09 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: nickcarraway

New Zeland has the same thing for sheep.


23 posted on 07/27/2011 11:30:33 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: nickcarraway
Yahia Abu Jaber, the organiser of the pageant, said 'the levantine goat represents old traditions for Arabs… the levantine goat has has many beautiful characteristics, and this goat differs from other goats in terms of body shape, height, the incline of its head and its wide-open eyes.

Anyone want to hazard a guess for the reason why it has a perpetual look of shock/surprise?

24 posted on 07/27/2011 11:31:27 AM PDT by edpc (I disagree. Circle gets the square.)
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To: nickcarraway

and its not parody??

are YOU sure??


25 posted on 07/27/2011 11:32:02 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: nickcarraway

26 posted on 07/27/2011 11:34:43 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: nickcarraway

The Muslim version of “Brokeback Mountain”


27 posted on 07/27/2011 11:36:14 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: humblegunner
Spike says

:-P

28 posted on 07/27/2011 11:38:35 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: humblegunner; All

29 posted on 07/27/2011 11:39:51 AM PDT by shibumi (While Pablo was wily, William Blake was even more wilier. But the wiliest of all was Desdinova.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Brokeback Madrasa.


30 posted on 07/27/2011 11:42:20 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Salamander

My comment was not meant about goats in general.

I was making a romantic reference.

Sheeps be part o’ mah cultural heritage, lass.


31 posted on 07/27/2011 11:42:43 AM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Salamander; humblegunner

Let’s give it some coffee!


32 posted on 07/27/2011 11:43:16 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: nickcarraway

“Goats Compete in Jordan Beauty Pageant” (and WIN!)

Now think how many more views this thread would have, with that simple parenthetic edit!


33 posted on 07/27/2011 11:44:00 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: nickcarraway; shibumi; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
...a.k.a. Speed-Dating, Arabic-Style (TM).


34 posted on 07/27/2011 11:46:48 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: dfwgator

35 posted on 07/27/2011 11:50:18 AM PDT by Morgana (I never said a thing.....................)
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To: nickcarraway

“A levantine goat can sell for $25,000 in the Gulf States.”

That’s a high priced call girl!


36 posted on 07/27/2011 11:51:38 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: humblegunner

Just don’t be makin’ “romantic references” about *my* goats, buddy!

:P


37 posted on 07/27/2011 11:56:09 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: Darksheare

You’ll have to get past me, first.

Wanna try?

:)


38 posted on 07/27/2011 11:57:11 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: Salamander

If fact, the 2008 Texas Cowboy Memorial Shoot video sports a pretty cool dancing goat!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRVBUwlLsKI


39 posted on 07/27/2011 12:01:06 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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What could possibly go wrong with giving a goat my coffee?
40 posted on 07/27/2011 12:04:38 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: humblegunner; Salamander

41 posted on 07/27/2011 12:05:19 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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42 posted on 07/27/2011 12:06:59 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Darksheare
What could possibly go wrong with giving a goat my coffee?

Immortality and artificial demon possession?

43 posted on 07/27/2011 12:08:22 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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44 posted on 07/27/2011 12:08:33 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Slings and Arrows
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45 posted on 07/27/2011 12:10:38 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: thackney
Well, uh, there is that minor side effect.
46 posted on 07/27/2011 12:11:50 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: LucyT

Kitteh: “I taught him that.”


47 posted on 07/27/2011 12:16:10 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: LucyT
I keep adding fertilizer but my goat tree never produces that much.


48 posted on 07/27/2011 12:18:00 PM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Slings and Arrows

If that were Maru, he’d be saying, “I beleeb u r in mai spot...”


49 posted on 07/27/2011 12:43:01 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I don't have hobbies. I'm developing a robust post-apocalyptic skill set.)
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To: thackney; Salamander; humblegunner

Thackney has reminded me that immortality and possible demonic possession are side effects observed in animial life upon administering my coffee.
I had actually forgotten that.


50 posted on 07/27/2011 1:17:36 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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