To all the Americans this is what British money looks like


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Comment by Rick Shelton on March 10, 2014 at 11:28am


Have you ever seen anything other than British money or have you not traveled at all, other than maybe the Continent?

Comment by Pale Horse on March 10, 2014 at 11:25am

"Do not be alarmed. This is a kindness."

Comment by Chuck Knight on March 10, 2014 at 11:20am
Josh, I can say unequivocally that I am not upset with you or anyone. What I am is weary of futile, crass, conspicuous displays of wealth.

It does not impress me.

It is a mistake often made by the very young, and the very new to money. Those of us who have money consider it a fact, not a way to show off. That you place so much importance on prices, and have recently started displaying stacks and fans of liquid cash, speaks volumes...and I dont particularly care for what it is saying.

Take this as a kindness. The teacher-student relationship often involves corrections when the student messes up. You messed up...and this is your correction.
Comment by Pale Horse on March 9, 2014 at 9:08pm

If we wanted to know what pound sterling looks like, we would have Googled it.

On a lighter note, anyone collect odd or rare currency? I have a decent collection myself.

Comment by John Lee Pettimore on March 9, 2014 at 8:15pm

Get back to us when you've earned some.

Comment by Josh Allen on March 9, 2014 at 8:01pm

Chuck why are you upset? What have I done to offend you?

Comment by Chuck Knight on March 9, 2014 at 7:55pm

If that was your intention, you would have shown a closeup of a pound note, a 5 pound note, etc.
Instead you showed a number of 20 pound notes, fanned out for maximum effect.
This is how you show what British money looks like...what you did was a thinly veiled attempt to show off.

Comment by David K. on March 9, 2014 at 7:52pm

Showing a single bill is sufficient....showing a few thousand pounds is pretentious 

Comment by Josh Allen on March 9, 2014 at 7:47pm

I'm just showing you what British money is like. 

Comment by Chuck Knight on March 9, 2014 at 7:43pm

So desperate.  This is sad.

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