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Old 07-31-2008, 12:21 PM   #30241
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Old 07-31-2008, 12:46 PM   #30242
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In other news, I just got a package from Great Britain, and it has a number of stamps on it marked "p". As in "50p", "10p", and so on. What is a "p"? It's obviously not a pound, as the shipping didn't cost 63 pounds.
Pence.
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:20 PM   #30243
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Oh no! July's over!
I guess it'll have to be August then!
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:46 PM   #30244
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In other news, I just got a package from Great Britain, and it has a number of stamps on it marked "p". As in "50p", "10p", and so on. What is a "p"? It's obviously not a pound, as the shipping didn't cost 63 pounds. And then there's some other stamps marked "e".

No, it's not pounds, but rather "penny".

The "E" stands for 40 pence, I think.

I dare you to look up "Shillings" in relation to British currency.


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Consider your dare taken; I read the Wikipedia article.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:57 PM   #30246
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Old 07-31-2008, 03:01 PM   #30247
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British or American?
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Yours.
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Old 07-31-2008, 04:20 PM   #30249
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Old 08-01-2008, 03:17 AM   #30250
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:39 AM   #30251
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Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet waaaaave,
O'er the land of the freeeeee, and the home of the braaaaaaave?
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Old 08-01-2008, 06:19 AM   #30252
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Protégera nos foyers et nos droits.
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Aux armes, citoyens!
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Are Bunchies edible, though?
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Yes, let's protect our foyers with dronts.

(Whenever I think of dronts I think of the movie Ice Age.)
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