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Hey Mo!

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Submitted by Infidel (United States), Aug 15, 2007 at 15:52

Check this out, old buddy! The 72 virgin thing did not come from the Quran like you say, but it also was NOT dreamed up by Fox News. Here's the real story, paly! :

The number of virgins is not specified in Koran, it comes from a quotation of Muhammad recorded in one of the lesser known Hadith. ("Hadith" is an Arabic word meaning traditions. After Muhammad's death, several collections of his deeds and sayings were assembled. These collections are called Hadith and form the second most authoritative document is Islam, right after the Koran.)

Peace be upon you from a Christian!

The Infidel

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