How did they know?

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    We have a small population of Arab women wearing the full burka here at school. They are just around.

    Yesterday I was waiting at the bus stop, as was one of the women in the burkas. A group of three more came walking by, and saw the first, and they raced together hand had group hugs. It seems they hadn't seen each other for a while, so they were real glad to meet there.

    we are talking the whole deal burka, the only thing visible is the eyes. I for the life of me can't figure how they recognized each other.

    Just weird.


    That is all
     
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    Smell?
     
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    Burqas cover the eyes with a mesh screen. If the population of women who wear the niqab at your school is as small as you say it is, I would assume that they all know each other fairly well...
     
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    I have no way of doing a census.

    there seems to be a substantial Arab population in the area. there is a mosque right near the I-5 exit onto capital highway.

    They don't wear mesh on their eyes.

    Most of the Muslim women I see are Indonesians, who are a bit more relaxed. they somehow make the "modest" dress seem very hot. Total head covering, and no skin sowing except for the hands and face.

    I still don't know how one baggy black dress can be told from another. Those things look horribly uncomfortable and ugly.
     
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    I see them all covered like that all the time, and in 90 degree weather, I feel really sorry for them. I would die of a heat stroke. No wonder they are grouchy
     
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    Just doesn't make sense to me.
     
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    Meh, if it's what you know and what you do . . . you acclimate.

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    Just call her Sister Sam.

    Just call her Sister, Sam.

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    That was my point. The garments aren't burqas.

    I'm not sure if this is news to you or not, but they weren't designed to be seductive...
     
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