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Old 27th May 2014, 05:35 PM   #47
fernando
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Originally Posted by Ibrahiim al Balooshi
... Also showing the slot down which boiling hot oil was poured turning the attackers into human toffee apples ! ...

So they call it asal, a sticky, boiling brew made from dates (quote).
I am starting to realize that the slot idea, contrary to the round holes system, is an Omani exclusive.
My wife loves tamaras, as we call them here; for some reason the term derives from the arab tamar ( التمر )
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