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Jack Graham

Jack Graham wrote about Doctor Who and Marxism, often at the same time. These days he co-hosts the I Don't Speak German podcast with Daniel Harper.Support Jack on Patreon.

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  1. Lucy McGough
    August 26, 2014 @ 8:24 am

    The hijab isn't the scarf that covers the face, though. That's the niqab. The hijab only covers the hair. I guess women wear it to fit in with their local culture, or because it looks pretty, or because it's a family tradition, or as an act of devotion to God, or to show other people that they're Muslims.

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  2. Jack Graham
    August 26, 2014 @ 8:45 am

    Yeah, I know the hijab isn't a literal face-covering, but it does mean 'veil', as I understand it. And the issue is about all that kind of apparel, with 'hijab' standing in for all it. But yeah, point taken.

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  3. Laura
    August 26, 2014 @ 6:16 pm

    "Vastra is married to Jenny (by Silurian law perhaps?)"
    Not necessarily. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/dec/21/gay-marriage-cougar-wives-victorians

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