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Arabic translation: كرة الدخان الكربوليكي

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English term or phrase:carbolic smokeball
Arabic translation:كرة الدخان الكربوليكي
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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06:52 Jun 11, 2001
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English term or phrase: carbolic smokeball
The company advertised a carbolic smokeball, which would protect the user from influenza.
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كرة الدخان الكربوليكي
Explanation:
Pronounced: KURAT AL-DUKHAN AL-KARBOLEEKI

The said case goes back to 1893, so it is hard to say what this "smokeball" was. The term "carbolic" refers to carbolic acid, AL-HAMIDH AL-KARBOLEEKI.

If the term doesn't seem to make much sense in Arabic, remember that it doesn't make much sense in English either. As you know, the company lost the case.

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كرة الدخان الكربوليكي


Explanation:
Pronounced: KURAT AL-DUKHAN AL-KARBOLEEKI

The said case goes back to 1893, so it is hard to say what this "smokeball" was. The term "carbolic" refers to carbolic acid, AL-HAMIDH AL-KARBOLEEKI.

If the term doesn't seem to make much sense in Arabic, remember that it doesn't make much sense in English either. As you know, the company lost the case.

Fuad


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