Tuesday 9 June 2009

Oman: grammar, syntax...and semantics

Saloon: a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.

Salon: a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work.

1 comment:

Omani Princess (not Omani LOL) said...

Arabish, ah arabish... how you have changed my ESL teacher's grammar into a string of nonsensical text messages that only other users of arbish can understand:D

I have learnt to just hear the sounds and deal with the fact that my Omani friends spell the same word seven different ways.