A related diversion consisted of constructing the shortest possible word list containing the alphabet in order or reverse order (for example nAB CoDE FiG HIJacK LiMN OP QuRSh
TUrVes WaXY Zip).
Ismail's only crime, he learns, was to have donated a qursh
, the smallest unit of Egyptian currency, to a mosque, a charitable act now recoded as a threat to national security.
The piastre currency on the stamps was rendered as Arabic as "ghursh," correctly qursh
I mean, who ever uses Zo, Qi, Hoo or Qursh
in real life?