How do you spell Khadfy?

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  1. Bob Smolinsky
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    How do you spell Khadfy?
     
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    I remember the spelling of his name being an issue 25-30 years ago when he was a regular topic of discussion on the nightly news. I don't think there is an official "english" translation of his name.
     
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    d-e-s-p-o-t
     
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    t-y-r-a-n-t
     
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    The word that first came to mind isn't suitable here, but it is along the lines of a-*-*-h*-*-e.
     
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    I agree with the ones I liked above [​IMG], but in actual Arabic language, the spelling of his name doesn't change. The intial "Qaf" has so many transliterations into English that it always ends up with different spellings. The closest would be a Q without a U following. Qaddafi. And the last letter could be either a Y or an I correctly.
     
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    a-$-$-c-l-o-w-n
     
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    indian?
     
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    I remember back in the 80's it was a big story because each newspaper would spell it differently. Khadafy, Qaddafi, Quaddaffi, Gadafi, Ghadafi. Our newspaper seems to have settled on Gadhafi.
     
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    Putz, jerk and a$$hole are a just a few things that come to mind
     

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