Python AppStore / Marketplace
rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk
Mon Feb 23 19:54:45 EST 2009
On Mon, 23 Feb 2009 22:12:09 -0000, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com>
> Michael Torrie wrote:
>> Steve Holden wrote:
>>> Unfortunately I have no idea what a "souq" is, so I suspect this may be
>>> linguistically biased against English speakers. Or perhaps I'm just
>> Nah. Not biased against English speakers. Just biased against the
>> un-traveled. :)
> Don't think so. I've visited roughly twenty-five difference countries
> and traveled I-don't-know-how-many miles, but certainly over a million.
> Unless you'd like to redefine "un-traveled" ... ?
> But I do (still) speak English (of a kind).
A souq is a bazaar :-)
Well, close enough anyway. It's another arabic word that translates as
"market" in both the mercantile and financial senses, I believe. Maybe
I've just read too much arabic-themed fiction, but I was surprised not
to find the word in my trusty Chambers.
Rhodri James *-* Wildebeeste Herder to the Masses
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