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Beginning of the End

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in response to reader comment: Clearly you have trouble with reading

Submitted by Amin Riaz (United Kingdom), Jan 5, 2012 at 19:54

What you had previously alleged - as per usual did not bother to answer but mere nothings - even in these you are wrong.

Well Amin, Have you bothered to read the Article you have been commenting about??

Have you? Your statements about my lack of Arabic are truly laughable ... Even the author of this article clearly states that you do not need to understand Arabic, to comment on it. Hence my placing you in the more unintelligent Arabist snob catergory.

Here you lie again. Another one to the elongating list - you lack of Arabic knowledge is to do with your defining Arabic as weak.

What has other articles got to do with it? What an answer.... as usual aim at something else and not at what is under discussion.

Trying to ignorantly defile Arabic - yet I am the snob? Even by your own definition of a snob I am not one. Rather than the "point" you choose to attack me personally - and that is illogical.

However, did you realize that if 30% of Arabic speakers cannot read or write at all, this means that 60% of those that can read or write can do so only barely? Educators, as a rule of thumb, double the illiteracy rate to calculate the uneducated rate of less than 4 years of formal education as an estimate.

So are you proud only 10% of Arabic speakers would be considered educated?

This gem of lie... yet no answer.

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Where am I lying Amin, I said print runs of 10,000, not print run! Do you not understand that an s at the end of a word makes it a plural? Do you know what a plural is? Some linguist your are Amin, talk about going off with your mouth frothing on a tangent. Do you have not shame? Or is this more Taqiyya?

Print runs at a time - is different than simply calling it print runs. You wanted to emphasise 10,000 copies

Where even the author started with "It is rumoured..."

These types of article clearly do not constitute as evidence. As the author is admitting to not having any evidence. Hence the lie.

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It would be obvious to any reader with half a brain that my 200 million figure was an error, what benefit would I derive from exaggerating the numbers of books printed by an Arabic author? Tell me? Yet your response to this obvious error is to carry on and trying to twist and obvious error into something it clearly is not

But then you went onto build more lies upon it. Why?

Remember the Word LAZER - I gave you so many chances to admit it was an error - yet you stuck with LAZER - then changed your story back to it being LASER.

Your past behaviour.....

Submitting....

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