28. Solve the Word Jumble below.
Answer to Egypt Quiz #28
Mystery Answer: CUPIDITY
“It’s Not the Heat but the Cupidity” was the title of a Holiday Magazine article by humorist and travel columnist S. J. Perelman, who had found offense in the age-old Egyptian custom of soliciting baksheesh. Roughly equivalent to a tip, the pursuit of baksheesh in Egypt may range from alms-seeking by the desperately poor, to aggressive angling for a gratuity by taxi drivers, to unabashed extortion by corrupt bureaucrats.