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Thread #63880   Message #1041679
Posted By: EBarnacle1
25-Oct-03 - 01:49 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: How Barbary Pirates Learned Their Trade
Subject: RE: Folklore: How Barbary Pirates Learned Their Trade
It never occurred to me previously but it sounds as though "Berber" is another cognate of Barbary, barbarian, etc.