bookmark_borderMusa, Moses, Moise

Just now, I came across this funny exchange with my colleague Tarik. This was back in November 2004.

Me: Musa brought cakes to celebrate Eid. I did not know he was a muslim.
Tarik: Musa is a muslim name. Don’t you know the prophet Musa?
Me: No.
Tarik: Moses?
Me: Ah, I know. He opened the waters for the people of Israel to flee Egypt.
Tarik: That was a mistake…