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SHARP COMMENT: Concerning Bananas And Money

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SHARP COMMENT: Concerning Bananas

The following is an extract from an obtuse commentary on the way things are from an ultra sharp Irish Muse.

"... And Another thing that is mysterious is money. In so many different ways. For example it costs about 2 cents to produce an American $100 bank note. If the US buys a case of bananas from some other country with that 100 dollar bill and the bill remains in use in the country from where the bananas came from, then the US has bought a case of bananas for about 2 cents. Sixty percent of US bank notes are in use outside the country. Its quite bananas really...."

SHARP COMMENT: Concerning Bananas And Money

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