‘It’s Arabic’

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What do zero a giraffe and alcohol have in common Not much other than all these words originate from Arabic and are part of the huge heritage of language and knowledge that Europe has absorbed from the Arabs over the centuries (You are already…

Tom Uytterhoeven’s insight:

Just to show that globalism has been around quite a while 😉 Nice example of the way cultures influence each other – but also of how bad we are in remembering the history of our cultural concepts.

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