"fatwa" not listed in Oxford English Dictionary

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 18 18:39:55 UTC 2012

Looks like our posts crossed, while I was replying to your other message.


On 9/18/2012 2:23 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> At 9/18/2012 12:29 PM, Cohen, Gerald Leonard wrote:
>> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
>> In OED3 one finds "fetwa" but not "fatwa."
> There are, however, five quotations that emply
> the spelling "fatwa", from 1991 to 2003.
> Joel

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