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Re: Osama or Usama?

<<On Mon, 8 Oct 2001 10:31:13 -0400, Mark Laurence <mlaurence@mindspring.com> said:

> Guardian.  So I'm not sure if the Usama spelling is very widespread even 
> in that country.

Vowels are fairly fluid in Arabic, and as a result sometimes
transliterations will differ.  Neither one is more ``correct'' than
the other.