Don’t have a camel? Try a giraffe

Here is a poster that I saw today (June 13, 2015) at City Hall, Seoul.





It reads:

“Instead of a Camel, Ride a Giraffe”

1) the shape is similar

2) the feel of the ride is similar

3) the fuel they for both is similar

4) you will not get MERS.

We have prepared fuel efficient giraffes for you. Please email us at


Perhaps the poster refers to that lost essay, “The Camel and the Giraffe,” by Isaiah Berlin?


Or perhaps it refers to the various warnings that went out to Koreans about MERS warning about eating “undercooked camel meat?” and drinking “camel milk.”




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