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Muslims generally called Byzantine, Turkey, & Anatolia Rum. The name Rumi was popular untill very recently in the east as well. Karim Zamani who is a famous exegete of Mevlana's work in a lecture says it was very common until somewhat 50 years ago to call him Rumi. But then came a bit strange atmosphere around that name and people saw it as a kind of ...


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What about 'a pig in a poke' If pokes were only small like wallets you couldn't get a pig in one. So I assume that the term should also apply to a larger item a sort of 'swag bag'


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