Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Ultimate Dua(Prayer) for First World Problems

A phrase which crept up out of nowhere on social media and has been the subject of many memes, jokes and gags is the often hashtagged "First World Problems" (#firstworldproblems). Anyone that has a Facebook page or a Twitter feed has probably seen and chuckled at different examples of "first world problems". In the last year or so, the phrase has circulated to the point of being accepted in common everyday lingo. defines the phrase as:

First World Problems

Problems from living in a wealthy, industrialized nation that third worlders would probably roll their eyes at.
In other words, "first world problems" are the magnified complaints of the spoiled--gripes from people that are made significant despite having easy daily access to basic life necessities of food, water, clothing and shelter.