Graffiti in Sakaka – 004

فسفس أبو متعب – literally: “FusFus, Father of Annoyingness”. “Fusfus” can mean “bedbug”, but in Saudi Arabia it is also the word used for “watermelon seeds” and “watermelon” itself is sometimes used in Arabic as a kind of nickname. I have been informed by a local Saudi that “Abu Muteb” can also refer to King Abdulla, since one of his sons is named Muteb.

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