They came from a little know nomadic tribe called the Fuquerwees. This tribe was notorious for constantly getting lost the desert, which cost them many lives because of lack of water and food. They wrote the laws on tablets first as a form of geographic location to help them find their way around the desert lends, which they called the Abi laws. Later on when they settled into small communities they became famous for their ham sandwiches which they sold along the Arabian coast. They developed the art of writing words on the sandwiches in mustard seeds, and then decided to write their laws on the sandwiches. When travelers visited their villages they would often offer them a ham sandwich with the codes written on them, which later became known as the Hammurabis code sandwich. When visiting the region you can still hear the expression in some local bizarres, ‘ ya want a ham with your abi on it?’

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