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Old 26th May 2019, 16:37
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Balikpapan, INDONESIA
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Originally Posted by KelvinD View Post
Speaking from behind the veil does not muffle the woman's speech. It is a thin fabric veil, not a bloody theatre fire curtain!
No. It certainly does.
Maybe not detectable by someone with youthful hearing capability but for us older codgers it certainly does.

I attended a friends funeral today, a Muslim funeral. Ladies that I know well and who do not normally wear a niquab were barely intelligible, to me, speaking from behind a veil.
Similar reason as for EEngr.
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