Ordinary Muslim Man

Ordinary Muslim Man

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Updated Jan 08, 2013 at 05:31PM EST by Brad.

Added Nov 06, 2011 at 12:56AM EDT by Brucker.

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About

Ordinary Muslim Man is an advice animal image macro series featuring a smiling man wearing a Muslim taqiyah hat. The images are typically accompanied by bait-and switch captions with an initial statement that can be perceived as anti-American, followed by a phrase the renders the statement innocuous (see also Successful Black Man).

Origin

The photo originated from an iStockPhoto[1] entry submitted by Pakistani photographer Aman Khan in March 2007. While the name of the model is not listed, tags on the photo set indicate that the man may be a fifty-year-old Pashtun Muslim. On January 4th, 2011, Redditor hi7en submitted the image with the caption "I am da bomb / at making falafels" in a post titled "Introducing ordinary Muslim man."[6] The thread received a total of 454 up votes prior to being archived.


LAMI DA BOMB AT MAKING FALAFELS

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On January 7th, 2011, the image was posted to Demotivers.com[2] and the "Heck Yeah Ordinary Muslim Guy" Tumblr[5] was created. Additional derivatives can be found on Quickmeme[3], BuzzFeed[4], Meme Generator[8] and on Tumblr under the tag "ordinary muslim man."[9] A Facebook[6] fan page has 61 likes as of November 2011.

Notable Examples


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Search Interest

Search queries for "ordinary muslim man" picked up in January of 2011, the same month the first instance was posted to Reddit.

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