Apparently telling others not to stick their cucumber among the ripe tomatoes, can lead to problems.

For one, it could cost you the loss of a “province”. At least that has now become the locals suggestion as to why Al Anbar province suddenly switched away from supporting Al Qaeda.

“Harsh as the Islamic Republic may be, Al Qaeda is worse by an order of magnitude. Its now infamous warnings to street vendors in Iraq’s Anbar Province not to place cucumbers next to tomatoes in the market because the vegetables are “different genders” is one of myriad reasons why most Sunni Arab tribes in that region recently flipped to the side of the hated Americans. “

It is an amazing world where sticking you cucumber where it does not belong, has considerable more consequence then a supplemental 192 billion dollars………