After numerous rounds of "We don't even know if Saddam is still alive", Saddam decided to send George W. Bush a letter in his own writing to let his friend know that he is still in the game.
Bush opened the letter and it appeared to contain a coded message: "370HSSV-0773H". George couldn't figure it out so he typed it in and emailed Dick Cheney. Cheney and his aids had no clue either so they sent it to D. Rumsfeld. Rumsfeld had no idea so he sent it to the CIA. No one could solve it so it went to the NSA and then to NASA and MIT and the cc list got longer and longer.
Eventually it arrived at the Fed. Dr. Greenspan looked at it and replied the next second: "Perhaps the President would wish to look at the message up-side-down...."