March 8, 2006

Amusing Lines

Setup: On NPR they had a story about Iraq. Here is the summary. Outlawed under Saddam Hussein’s rule, a Shia custom that allows a man to marry a woman for a short period of time has become increasingly popular in Iraq since the American invasion. But critics say it’s nothing more than religiously sanctioned prostitution. Amusing Line in the story (click listen to hear it): The Shi’ite Muslim cleric Ali...

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