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#1 2006-05-26 05:16:52

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'holly land' for 'holy land'

This is surely a misspelling in many cases but, suspiciously:

1) it’s unusually common (27k ghits) and 2) there’s that connection between holly and Christmas.

examples:

Christmas – Gifts & Occasions…
Dimensions 2.3*3.2*7.0 inches Hand made Olive Wood Nativity set in the Holly Land …
www.shop.com/op/sprod-32840-966147-k24- … price+high

Extra Virgin Olive Oil from the Holly Land…
Looking for Pure Olive Oil? We offer you Extra Virgin Olive Oil from the Holly Land, Jordan and Palestine.
www3.jetro.go.jp/ttppoas/anken/0001066000/1066950_e.html

... Selling water from the Jorden river and also planting trees in the Holly Land. ...
dir.yahoo.com/.../Religion_and_Spirituality/Gifts_and_Collectibles/Christian/Holy_Land/

He explains that the Crusades were in response to Muslim aggression against Christians and Jews who were in the Holly Land long before Mohamed ever… www.topix.net/forum/topstories/T9QGJL35KU0HGMLJL

first of all, palestine is an islamic holly land that all muslims in the world hold the responsibility about …
www.forum.uz/showthread.php?p=449620

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