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Old December 4th, 2008, 06:26 PM
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Default Re: What does it all mean!? Hookah, Shisha, Maassel, Tobamel, Narghile?

I agree w/ Hajo on this one. I almost exclusively reffer to the rig as a narghile,arghila, or a shisha(maybe I was traumatized after being screamed at when I tried to purchase my first "hookah" from a local Palestinian market. ''It's not a hookah!! IT'S A SHISHA!!!")LOL. And the tobacco is always moassel unless specified as a tombak or jurak, ect. I do this primarily out of respect for the tradition and history of our hobby(and it makes me sound like I know what I'm talking about.). But I'm well aware that here in the US 99% of folks will have no idea what I'm talking about.

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