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the meaning is what is important - not ethnicity of the writer.

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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Nov 1, 2010 at 04:34

Mr Abdusallaam, writes:

"i think this writer playing the game pick and chose... "

Yes, it's good how he gets down to detail and examines the minutiae and the etymology of the preposterous statements made , isn't it? The alternative is non-critical acceptance of vast tracts of hogwash. We see the results of this approach in madrassas etc don't we?

"...and he is not an arab as he trying to sell it to us..."

Does anyone else think he is ' trying to sell us'' (sic) that he is an arab? The point in his particular response is the derivation of the root of arabic words - just the truth of the matter. No point is made of being an arab or non-arab.

You seem to think aspect is important - I imagine because you yourself are an arab something which you must feel quite proud of.

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