Monetary Value

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Saturday, 30 August 2008

A tour guide was showing a tourist around Washington, D. C.

The guide pointed out the place where George Washington supposedly threw a dollar across the Potomac River.

"That's impossible," said the tourist.

"No one could throw a coin that far!"

"You have to remember," answered the guide. "A dollar went a lot farther in those days."

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