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Old 11-30-2010, 11:14 PM   #79
Montana Smith
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Originally Posted by AnnieJones
4. - I think I found it!
Another Arabic word that sounds similar to the word meshiver is the word meshifer which translates as "code." What he was probably saying was "straighten up this meshifer (code)" not "straighten up this meshiver (he is traveling)." He was in an unorganized library and every library has a code that keeps the books organized properly.Meshifer,that's the translation that makes the most sense.

When you wrote 'code' it made me think of Polari.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polari

In this Polari dictionary the word 'Meshigener' which means 'madness' which would be very apt for "straighten up this madness".

http://www.larkrisewebservices.co.uk/pdict.php?letter=M
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