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Atrocious arabic

Reader comment on item: Salman Rushdie and British Backbone
in response to reader comment: No it is hadrat and not hazrat and your claim here is bogus

Submitted by Joe Kaffir (United States), Jul 16, 2007 at 14:42

I think you are both wrong.

I just checked with Sheik Qawradawi in Kuwait and he personally assured me that the correct arabic word is "hazmat"


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