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Animal Farm at the Pastures of the Pure

June 14, 2012

Mr. Judicious, in his headline-grabbing excitement to apprehend greedy jackals, clearly missed out on the gluttonous habits of Baby Judicious.

Identity crises in the Pastures of the Pure got a tad more absurd.

Patriots get an explanation on the latest screw-up by the authorities of the Pastures of the Pure.

The media in the Pastures of the Pure was never short of breaking news. Every minute was an end-of-the-world moment … until the next commercial break.

Name-calling was a favorite, pleasant pastime of the true believers of the Pastures of the Pure.

A top minister of the Pind province unveiled a revolutionary new idea to overcome the energy crises. But for this, the minister suggested the inhabitants of the Pastures of the Pure will have to let go of foreign aid and eat even more grass.

The mice of the Pastures of the Pure were most emotional and vocal when it came to defending the sovereignty of the land. But they usually thought themselves to be a lot larger than they actually were. Some thought they were suffering from delusions of grandeur and some thought it was cheap Chinese cheese.

The pious wolves kept a strict eye on lady sheep not dressed according to the moral dictates and culture of the Pastures of the Pure. Actually it was more about keeping a keen eye. *Drool*

The intelligentsia of the Pastures of the Pure was usually at cross purposes.


Nadeem F. Paracha is a cultural critic and senior columnist for Dawn Newspaper and Dawn.com


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