Art Vandelay wrote:I've seen at least three different spellings of his name in various official sources. If we can't even agree on that, how are we going to solve the nation's fiscal crisis?
Because of difficulties in transliteration from Arabic to English, we have to approximate spelling in a lot of things. That's why you see Osama bin Laden, Usama bin Laden, Usama bin Ladin, etc. There's 112 acceptable variations
in Gaddafi's name due to different transliteration methods and regional dialects.