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CHAT: the euro & 01.01.02

From:Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>
Date:Saturday, December 22, 2001, 4:20
Quoting Padraic Brown <agricola@...>:

> Am 21.12.01, Matthew Kehrt yscrifef: > > > My point was that it seems odd not to have a coin for the lowest > > denomination of money in a system. > > Australia and NZ get along without. Italy does as well - for that > matter, they get along without without _many_ of the lowest > denominations in their system. > > We also got along with coins valued less than the lowest > denomination (the 1/2c).
And we still do. The gas station around the corner from me sells regular unleaded gas for $0.989 per gallon. ===================================================================== Thomas Wier <trwier@...> <> "...koruphàs hetéras hetére:isi prosápto:n / Dept. of Linguistics mú:tho:n mè: teléein atrapòn mían..." University of Chicago "To join together diverse peaks of thought / 1010 E. 59th Street and not complete one road that has no turn" Chicago, IL 60637 Empedocles, _On Nature_, on speculative thinkers


Padraic Brown <agricola@...>