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Titillating News Stories

News story to pass around to your coworkers. –In the interest of news. Only because it’s newsworthy.

[From the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com]

“The breast-feeding fatwa came in mid-May. A religious scholar, who headed a department that studies the Prophet Muhammad’s teachings at the Foundation of Religion College of Al Azhar University, wrote that there had been instances in the time of the prophet when adult women breast-fed adult men in order to avoid the need for women to wear a veil in front of them.

“Breast-feeding an adult puts an end to the problem of the private meeting, and does not ban marriage,” wrote the scholar, Izat Atiyah. “A woman at work can take off the veil or reveal her hair in front of someone whom she breast-fed.””

Now THAT is some extremism.
You have to seriously stretch yourself to make thAt point.

BTW... i will pulverize the first one of those wise-guy Europeans at my wife's office who proposes this concept to her.