25 February 2009

Smoking a Shisha (Arabic: شيشة‎) in a Hookah lounge مقهى



Smoking a Shisha (Arabic: شيشة‎) in a Hookah lounge مقهى

Young men relax smoking a hookah or shisha (Arabic: شيشة‎) in a cafe(Arabic: مقهى) in Aswan, Nile.

The word "shishe" refers to the actual bottle piece.

Shisha (Arabic: شيشة‎), from the Persian word shīshe (شیشه), meaning glass, is the common term for the hookah in Egypt Arabic: مقهى,

In other countries it is known as hookahs









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EU-Entropy....running free........................................................ said...

“Die europäische Familie”, sagte J.J….
“Gibt es nicht”, sagt der Bürger. “Ich war in Europa mit Kevin Egan aus Paris. Nirgendwo in Europa findet man eine Spur von ihnen oder ihrer Sprache, ausser in einem cabinet d’aisance.”

(Seite 365)

Erstausgabe 1922. Damals wie heute zutreffend.

James Joyce, Ulysses, Rhein-Verlag AG, Zürich, 1959





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