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Submitted by edward (United States), Oct 25, 2005 at 23:31

...Today I want to stop A F D's one sided response about the origins of words. Trust me I wish all the words in my language where pure and not influenced by other languages, but it has been, and arabic has influenced many words in both english and spanish. Take a look at both following websites,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_words_of_Arabic_origin

http://spanish.about.com/cs/historyofspanish/a/arabicwords.htm

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