[Ads-l] Surely a WOTY candidate

Christopher Philippo toff at MAC.COM
Sat Aug 20 01:28:32 UTC 2016

On Aug 19, 2016, at 09:08 PM, David Barnhart <dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM> wrote:

burkini, n. {w} Also written burqini. a swim suite for Muslim women the
covers the body from ankles to the neck. Standard (used in contexts
dealing especially with sports; frequency?)
burkini site:listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/

Photographed examples are frequently black, seemingly not the best color to be wearing on a sunny day at the beach?

Is the nikini next?  (Nikab + bikini, a nikab or niqab being a burka with a "shuttlecock" face veil.)

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