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Where did the saying thieving Arab come from?

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Asked by Balahadra Bhattacharya, 23 Aug '13 11:51 am
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The saying originated from the British Colonial era when officers stationed in the Middle East were confronted with Arab locals. The locals gained a reputation for stealing from the British and pickpocketing in the towns
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 23 Aug '13 11:54 am

 
  
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Ali Baba 40 chor
Answered by jameel ahmed, 23 Aug '13 11:51 am

 
  
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