Saturday, September 25, 2004

Willy? Willy who?

Willy, Wilfred Laurier of course! The first French-Canadian Prime-Minister who served from 1896 to 1911. Whats so special about him? Well, for one thing, you can find him on every 5$ bill in Canada. Big Deal! Well, believe it or not, the other day I got a very special 5$ bill in my change, from my Lays Barbecue Chips purchase. There was a website URL on the front of my bill :

The internet has become a strange place. This website,, is a website that tracks movements of different dollar bills. So you can plug in your bills' serial number and then watch the report of how far the bills have travelled. I saw one bill that had accumulated over 4000km!

So, my friends, venture on out :

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