The cashier asked me what denomination of paper money I wanted to receive my bank withdrawal in. "Twenties," I said, "they're easier to spend than fifty dollar bills, aren't they?"

"But Sir," she replied, "the way prices are going up, you know what people are starting to say: Fifties are the New Twenties!"

TopicHumor - TopicPersonalHistory - TopicLanguage - 2004-02-16

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