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Who’s an Assal: How to Say a Boy Is Cute in Arabic — By Jennifer Shipp
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Who’s an Assal: How to Say a Boy Is Cute in Arabic — By Jennifer Shipp

I recently read a theory set forth in the 19th century by a Muslim man who married a French woman. In summary, it said that one of the reasons why the Arabic world lags so far behind the west in terms of economy and power is because it subjugates it’s women. Our Arabic language instructor, a woman named Mona, told Lydian recently that if she wanted to say that a boy was cute, she should say, "Hoowa Asaal." ...
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