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2005-09-02 14:45:00

By Tiziana Cauli PARIS (Reuters) - Malik Belkouche lives in a city brimming with fast-food restaurants, but it wasn't until a special one opened that he finally ordered a hamburger. Like many other Muslims, the 24-year-old technician avoided the top item in fast-food chains because the meat had not been prepared according to the Islamic halal ritual. But Beurger King Muslim (BKM) changed that. "I hadn't had a hamburger in seven years and I missed it," said Belkouche, who has eaten at BKM at...

2005-08-31 09:05:00

PARIS -- Malik Belkouche lives in a city brimming with fast-food restaurants, but it wasn't until a special one opened that he finally ordered a hamburger. Like many other Muslims, the 24-year-old technician avoided the top item in fast-food chains because the meat had not been prepared according to the Islamic halal ritual. But Beurger King Muslim (BKM) changed that. "I hadn't had a hamburger in seven years and I missed it," said Belkouche, who has eaten at BKM at least three times a week...

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2005-06-08 07:42:36

The hamburger salesman and clown is getting an image makeover, as a fitness guru for kids. LOS ANGELES -- Hamburger salesman and clown Ronald McDonald is getting an unlikely image makeover -- as a snowboarding, hoops-shooting fitness guru for tots. The new athletic Ronald, McDonald's Corp.'s mascot for the last 42 years, will even be sporting a more form-fitting version of his trademark yellow jumpsuit. In a television commercial that hits airwaves on Friday, an animated Ronald will be seen...


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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.