Wednesday, July 06, 2016

The Europound

Received in the post yesterday, the new currency of europounds:




It's been introduced as a means of converting us to the euro permanently, once they have converged to the same value. Which shouldn't be too long now.

(Actually, it's the tenner I won off Nick Barnes for predicting correctly that Cameron would not invoke Article 50 within a week of the referendum. Suggestions for suitable purchases are welcome in the comments.)

3 comments:

Nick Barnes said...

Beer, of course.

William Connolley said...

Buy toilet paper: http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2016/07/06/enraged-venezuelan-housewives-storm-colombian-border-for-toilet-paper/

James Annan said...

If the intention is to forget the referendum, need more beer than that.

Still working through our post-tsunami toilet paper stash.

(No, not really, but someone must be, the speed with which it vanished from the shops.)