Friday, August 22
According to this article, a group of Egyptian lawyers living in Switzerland plan to sue "all the Jews of the world" to recover gold allegedly stolen from Egypt in the Exodus (dated at 3754 B.C. based on the the article, which clashes somewhat with my history books).
They are also planning to claim 5% compound interest on the value of the gold. At yesterday's market rates, that works out to... the number shown above.*
(via a comment on Little Green Footballs.)
*Let's see what this does to my blog formatting...**
**Not too bad in Mozilla. Totally screwed in IE, of course. I've broken the number up with spaces, metric-style, for the browserly-challenged.
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