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interesin' factoids

From:wayne chevrier <wachevrier@...>
Date:Friday, August 4, 2000, 18:16
>Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 22:31:12 EDT >From: Jonathan Chang <Zhang2323@...> >Subject: interestin' factoids (mostly language-related)
>Things you didn't know you didn't know:
>> >> On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over >> the Parliament building is an American flag >>
As a Canadian, I must correct this. The flag on the old $2 is the Canadian Red Ensign which flew over the Parliament Buildings until 1965. The $2 is no longer in circulation, having been replaced by a coin (the 'twoonie'). In a vaguely related vein, today is the 100th birthday of the Queen Mother, long may she live, and long may her daughter reign. ________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at