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October 19, 2004

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Volek... dadam vaay!

Iranians from various part of the country have unique expressions/sounds. For instance Abadanis are famous for saying "volek" before starting their first sentence. Other examples:

-- Turkish: "e- la-da" (meaning?)
-- Shomali: "A-ooo" (expression of surprise?)
-- Isfahan: "Jakhtee" (just)
-- Shirazi: "Kakoo" ("brother")
-- Mashadi: "Modaanam o nemee gom" ("I know, but I won't tell")
-- Shahroodi: "Kaa-cheh" (dumb ass)

Winnder: Mazdak Heidary-Khajehpour. Sad Afarin!

The person who wins the most number of daily quizes in a month will be awarded a book valued at up to $50 from Mage Publishers and their name will be enshrined in the Column of Champions! The award for second place will be "Avaaz-e Khaateraat", Shahrokh Golestan's interview with the late Delkash, including memorable songs from 50 years ago up to her recent concert in London. This cassette tape produced by the BBC Persian Service, has been donated by Reza Moini, most kindly.

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