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Subject: (continued)
Author: Pavlos   (guest)
Date: October 1, 2001 at 8:58:16 AM
Reply to: Cha-cha-chador by Pavlos
Maybe Purde is related to "Purdah", (from Urdu and Persian "Pardah"), namely a veil or curtain designed to hide women from drooling men and strangers. The fact that teh prevailing religion in Indonesia is Islam may lend some credence to this approach :)

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