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Old 16-07-2012, 07:08 PM   #57
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"Open Sesame" (Arabic إفتح يا سمسم iftaḥ ya simsim 'open, O sesame') is a magical phrase in the story of "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" in One Thousand and One Nights. It opens the mouth of a cave in which forty thieves have hidden a treasure; "Close Sesame" re-seals the cave...

Sesame is connected to Babylonian magic practices which used sesame oil.

Djinn or genies are supernatural creatures as mentioned in the Qur'an and often referred to in Arab folklore and Islamic mythology that occupy a parallel world to that of mankind...Gin is a spirit which derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries (Juniperus communis). From its earliest beginnings in the Middle Ages, gin has evolved over the course of a millennium from an herbal medicine to an object of commerce in the spirits industry...

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