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bilby commented on the word boukha
Conceivably you could hide in the burqa now you've made a fine fig(ure) of yourself.
September 26, 2011
sionnach commented on the word boukha
Ce moment délicat dans un resto juif je voulais faire le connaisseur et commander une boukha (alcool de figue) et j'ai demandé une #burqa.
Which of us *hasn't* had this experience? Hilarity ensues.
September 25, 2011
Wikipedia says it's a Tunisian spirit made from figs.
Well, of course that's what that bunch of Tunisian Wiki-figmongers want you to believe.
knitandpurl commented on the word boukha
"Chickpeas, cumin, fava beans, artichokes, fennel, boukha: have something to eat, here's a drink, you're all welcome."
Talismano by Abdelwaheb Meddeb, translated by Jane Kuntz, p 92 of the Dalkey Archive Press paperback
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