Thread: Camel dung
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Old 07 December 2011, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Alarm View Post
Why would one ned to rub airplane seats with dung?

It's not like the camels were pulling the planes.
From what I understand, that's the point of the story - you wouldn't need to rub airplane seats with dung - but it was done anyway because "that's the way we've always done it". It's a cautionary tale about customs that are kept after they have lost their sense.
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