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canned fruit bordello

{ p.s. the word 'mandarin' has a great etymology. [ < Portuguese mandarim (1514; also mandarin) < Malay menteri (see MENTRI n.) or its etymon Sanskrit mantr (see MANTRI n.).......The change of t to d in Portuguese is perhaps due to influence from Portuguese mandar to order. The Sanskrit word was the usual term for a counsellor or minister of state in pre-Islamic India. It was widely adopted in South-East Asia, and especially in the Malay-speaking states. The Portuguese were the first to apply it to Chinese officials, for whom the Chinese term was guān (see KUAN n.) ] }

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Taken on March 27, 2010