Yoda made a surprise appearance in a Saudi Arabian textbook, and probably confused a lot of high school social studies students. The photo was part of a series in which Abdullah Al Shehri, a 26-year-old Saudi Arabian artist, added pop culture icons to historic photos. Shehri, however, has no idea how it ended up in the book. The artist, who goes by the nickname Shaweesh, came across the black-and-white image of King Faisal signing the United Nations Charter in San Francisco in 1945, and immediately thought of Yoda.
تأسف وزارة التعليم على الخطأ غير المقصود الذي ظهر في صورة التوقيع على ميثاق هيئة الأمم المتحدة في مقرر الدراسات الاجتماعيات والوطنية..— د. أحمد العيسى (@aleissaahmed) September 21, 2017
The Ministry of Education regrets the inadvertent error that appeared in the form of signing the Charter of the United Nations in the course of social and national studies.
(The apology didn't save his job.)
The US accidentally put a D-list reality tv 'star' in the White House so I guess we shouldn't judge— SummerSiam (@SummerSiam) September 22, 2017