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Submitted by omair (United Arab Emirates), Apr 5, 2009 at 04:45

I think only Arabic readers whose eyes are trained to read different Arabic script can tell you if a certain "scrible" may or may not resemble an Arabic word. So I am a Muslim and Arabic is my first language and I have to say that I found most of the above claims made by Muslims are uncalled for. The one exception in my opinion is the word "Air". Nowhere else have I seen an English word written in such a way. In fact, I did not read it "Air" when I first looked at it...it simply looked like the Arabic "Allah".

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