According to the BBC I'm in Saudi Arabia today...

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Also, is that a "smartquote" inspired mistake there, Auntie?

Without knowing exactly where the place in question is, a rightward facing quote is one of the standard ways of representing the Arabic letter ع and a leftward facing quote one of the standard ways of representingء
Comment by stephdairy [] mid-morning Friday, October 10th, 2014