> This is not a lateral thinking exercise. I won't accept any exploitation of the rules or countcode script, no matter how creative.

I always found the creative 'honorable mentions' a fulfilling part of these contests, and wouldn't mind seeing those rule-broke approaches as well, especially when they don't follow an expected path or reveal an interesting quark in the language. smile

Well. At least I won lunch.
Good philosophy, see good in bad, I like!