Thursday, May 10, 2007

A Public Service Announcement: The Potential Dangers of the Word "Habibi"

Well, I'm depressed about the prospect of Mordechai Vanunu going back to jail. But never fear, I've been saving this video for such an occasion. I feel that sharing it is vital for the public interest:

Habibi is that wonderful word that is used approximately one million times in any given pop song. It means beloved and it was the second word in Arabic I ever learned (the first was "yalla.") But habibi has the potential for dangerous miss use. Watch and learn.

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