• Ammo : "uncle". Men use it to address women that are at least a generation younger, and vice-versa (family terms go both ways in Lebanon. As in, a mother calls her son "mommy".)
  • Barbara : St Barbara's day. She's a local saint that was martyred in Roman times. It is a much awaited day for children because that's when they wear disguises and go from door to door to ask for candy.