Saturday, June 19, 2004


Mark Twain on the Muslim Veil

Warning, warning! Politically incorrect passage coming up! The humorless are advised to read no further.

Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad, chapter 9:
I have caught a glimpse of the faces of several Moorish women (for they are only human, and will expose their faces for the admiration of a Christian dog when no male Moor is by), and I am full of veneration for the wisdom that leads them to cover up such atrocious ugliness.

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