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2006-02-02 08:05:00

By William Maclean TIKJDA, Algeria (Reuters) - Gazing at the cedar trees and snow-capped crags of this mountain ski resort, Abdenour Ouahi savors the delights of his sport. "When I'm here, I feel at peace. I have no problems," said the 28-year-old, breathless after making his favorite descent at the 4,850-foot-high Tikjda ski center. The businessman's sentiments echo those of skiers the world over. But Tikjda is not just any winter playground: It is in Algeria, the giant north African...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.