Wednesday, 31 December 2008

money, money, money...

Well, I can't live in Switzerland and not make some comment on financial matters. Anyway, emptying out my pockets this evening I looked at the pile of francs which included ones from 1965 to 2008. As much as I like the new british designs we just don't have this sense of continuum in the UK - decimalisation (hey, I've never faffed with these old systems), then the shrinking of the 10p etc. I just about remember pound notes (non scottish) but thats it. Is change always a good thing?

1 comment:

mrben said...

Shrinking of the 10p?!? What about the end of the halfpenny, the (massive) shrinking of the 5p, the introduction of the 20p, the introduction of the £2? Don't try and pretend you're too young to remember these :P

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