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Alcohol is prohibited in some Arab countries, but did you know the word alcohol originally came from the Arabic 'al-kuhul'?

Tattoo is believed to have evolved from the Polynesian word 'tatau'. It was first written down by the British explorer Captain Cook when he visited the islands of Polynesia in the 18th Century and saw people using pigment to mark permanent designs on their skin.

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