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Re: Osama or Usama?

At 01:36 AM 10/8/01 +0000, Jeremy Mixer wrote:

>  Every news agency from the best of my knowledge
>spells Osama bin Laden just as I typed it. However, foxnews.com seems to
>insist on spelling it Usama bin Laden. Are both correct, or is foxnews on

 From what I've heard, since it's not an English name, any spelling in 
English is just a transliteration.
Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH