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January 03, 2013

WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON UP THERE?

Bank Of Canada won’t discuss melting plastic bills, says national security behind silence

(Thanks to Matt Filar)

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A tumbling mechanism filled with coffee grinds, marbles, bolts and synthetic sweat was meant to simulate the effect of being left in a pocket.

Well if that's a a good sample of what the average Canadian has in their pocket I think they have more serious problems.

Ms. Billard exchanged clean bills for the shrunken, unusable ones.

Is there a life metaphor in there ?

Loonie tunes?


If they'd used recycled hockey pucks like we suggested, they wouldn't be having that problem. But a lot of fights would be breaking out at the ATM.

"national security"

If you knew the truth, we would get laughed at and many feelings would be hurt.

"To test durability, the banknotes were boiled, frozen and run through washing machines. A tumbling mechanism filled with coffee grinds, marbles, bolts and synthetic sweat was meant to simulate the effect of being left in a pocket."

Yes, but did they leave them in a car on a hot day with the windows rolled up?

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