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In no particular order:

Baksheesh - money as in Ana isa baksheesh!.... my ex used t like me to ask him for money when we were out....... with an audience!!!!

tafoyah - ashtray (i used to think it was a glamorous word!)

Habibi - I thought it was for me, then realised everyone uses it!!!!!

I love the way the name Karim is shortened to Kimo!


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Re: Words

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newcastlegirl wrote:Baksheesh - money as in Ana isa baksheesh!.... my ex used t like me to ask him for money when we were out....... with an audience!!!!
Money is actually 'feloos'. Baksheesh means 'a tip' - to ask your partner for baksheesh is extremely humiliating for you - even more so with an audience.......
I used to be indecisive, but now I'm not so sure...

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