Meet Istarlin- A Somali Uber driver in London

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  1. Atoore Baadiye

    Atoore Baadiye Garowe&Galkacyo Staff Member Moderator

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    Masha Allah. Look at how much work she puts in.:wow::salute: Her smile can light up a room. She's so positive and kindhearted. People like her make me proud to be Somali. May Allah bless her in this life and the next.
     
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  2. Basra

    Basra Like Donald Trump, I like to be Spanked. VIP

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    She has a masculine vibe
     
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  3. Atoore Baadiye

    Atoore Baadiye Garowe&Galkacyo Staff Member Moderator

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    "She has a masculine vibe" stock-photo-fat-woman-eats-a-hamburger-and-plays-computer-792403531.jpg :dabcasar:
     
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    Basra Like Donald Trump, I like to be Spanked. VIP

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  5. AussieHustler

    AussieHustler Staff Member Moderator

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    Great watch and mama Istarlin is a strong and hardworking lady. Wish her all the best.

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    I thought she speaks English like Sijui Somalis, is she a Somali from Kenya?
     
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  6. Local

    Local i'tus oo i'taabsii

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    I don't like it, something is not right
     
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  7. Buraanbur911

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    Mash Allah wallahi I personally have aunties not blood though that have joined uber you gotta do what you gotta do sometimes

    I rate this woman
     
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  8. AussieHustler

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    @Local

    Why?
     
  9. shabellegal

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    A Somali Uber driver....


    How revolutionary

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  10. Shushue

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    I’ve heard Istahil but not Iststarlin

    Arabic name?
     
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  11. guntiino101

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    Istarliin is a common Somali name. It's some sort of a beautiful tree, I think.
     
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  12. Azirah Anonymous

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    Awh I love this wallahi, she's the sweetest! I hope she stays safe though, being an uber driver can be quite scary.
     
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  13. Saalax Bidaar

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    She has that Sijui Kenyan English accent
     
  14. AussieHustler

    AussieHustler Staff Member Moderator

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    Shushue

    I’ve been told that the name Istarliin came from the British pound (currency). The Arabs say, gineh Istarliin and Somalis say, Istarliin.
     
  15. AussieHustler

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    Bidaar

    Glad you made similar observation.
     
  16. Knowles

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    You gotta hustle

    It’s a cold world out there

    Can’t rely on a man :damedamn:
     
  17. Nomad74

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    Lies u self hater. Somalis call it gini(Somali spelling)
     
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  18. AussieHustler

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    Nomad

    I got a relative called Istarlin and that is how it was explained to me. Let's see what others say.

    @Knowles @Mercury @mrlog
     
  19. Gooney112

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    Aussie is right. I have family who is called istarlin as well and yes the name comes from the british currency. A way to say someone is worth a lot...
     
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  20. Apollo

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    Why does she have a Kenyan accent in English? Her accent doesn't sound Somali

    She needs to put her girl on a diet.
     
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