If nothing else, the education of the citizens effort has culminated if the shopkeeper refers to thousands as singles. Now just release the LDs and adjust the rate...internationally. Or was he actually referring to lower denominations and meant exactly what he said? What compelled the writer to clarify what the man said in parentheses? Smoke or mirrors? That made my spider senses tingle. It implies that the deletion of 3 zeroes is already in the works or at least in the minds of Iraqis.