Interesting Question of the Day – 1 August

The name of what cosmetic is believed to be derived from an Arabic word meaning “buffoon”?

The answer will be posted tomorrow.

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One comment on “Interesting Question of the Day – 1 August
  1. admin says:

    مسخرة or maskhara means “buffoon” in Arabic, and in modern Arabic maskhara means to ridicule.

    So when you wear mascara, 300 million Arabic speakers are making fun of you.