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Dera

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About Dera

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    English, Italian and French
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    Arabic
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    Arabic, English, French (Semi-Fluent) and Italian (Semi-Fluent)
  1. Yes, litnax. Love is blind.
  2. "It ain't over till the fat lady sings" History: The phrase is generally understood to be referencing the stereotypically overweight sopranos of Grand Opera. The imagery of Richard Wagner's opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen and its last part, Götterdämmerung, is typically the one used in depictions accompanying reference to the phrase. The "fat lady" is the valkyrie Brünnhilde, who is traditionally presented as a very buxom lady with horned helmet, spear and round shield (although Brünnhilde in fact wears a winged helmet[1]). Her aria lasts almost twenty minutes and leads directly to the e
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