Canadians - Stop drawing Spock on your Money!

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  1. nivek

    nivek As Above So Below

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    I found this amusing lol...

    The Bank of Canada is warning people to stop drawing Spock on their money

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    Apparently, Canadians have been turning Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the country’s first French-speaking prime minister, into a Vulcan for years.

    But the Bank of Canada is unimpressed.

    According to the BBC, Canada’s central bank, which is responsible for the notes, confirmed that the practice was not illegal but said people should not be doing it anyway:

    “The Bank of Canada feels that writing and markings on bank notes are inappropriate as they are a symbol of our country and a source of national pride,” Menard told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in an email.

    The spokeswoman also said disfigured bills may not circulate for as long and risk being rejected by retailers.

    Some other countries have been trying to get in on the act, but Laurier makes a much better Spock than most banknote heads.

    Some Americans tried Alexander Hamilton:

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    Here’s an effort on Abraham Lincoln from 2013:

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    And in Scotland someone had a go with Alexander Fleming, but it just doesn’t look right:

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  3. Shadowprophet

    Shadowprophet Truthiness

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    I miss Leonard Nimoy, There will never be anyone else like him.

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  4. CasualBystander

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    Don't know why they are upset. They put the guy on the bill.

    PICK SOMEONE WHO DOESN'T LOOK LIKE SPOCK NEXT TIME.
     
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