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Thursday, October 04, 2007

dollar

weak dollar
we used to have
Paris

10 Comments:

Blogger polona said...

this got me thinking about the inflation in yugoslavia... and now we have euro as most of europe

11:40 AM  
Blogger Masago said...

...and makes our dollar (Canadian) stronger. For the first time in a long time I bought US dollars on par!

6:24 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

When I was a kid, somebody coined the slogan "See America first." Maybe it's time I started. I think I can still afford Canada. Barely.

Thanks, polona and vaughn.

7:01 PM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

your haiku brought back memories, Bill

my grandparents told my about inflation...

they lost two times their money (but they survived two wars, yeah!)

as a memory we kept inflation money in a box (millions and millions... -- at that time everyone was a millionaire...)

12:39 AM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

sorry for the typo...
they told me about...

12:41 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for sharing that, Angelika.

8:25 AM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

here you can see a banknote from inflation-time

http://rglahe.homepage.t-online.de/images/Inflationsgeld.jpg

11:27 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

First of all: that weak dollar must be a kigo or seasonal word, because it's varying, as different seasons? ;-)

Next year our inflation here is supposed to increase; everything is getting more and more expensive, and also the wage level is rising. We also have euro..

For me a cheaper dollar (U.S.) means cheaper books from Amazon!

12:30 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Keep looking on the bright side, tikkis. It's also supposed to mena that American products will sell more and we'll have more visitors from other countries. Drop in, tikkis, while the price is right. You too, polona, Vaughn, Angelika.

7:53 PM  
Blogger indonesianegriku said...

thank's for sharing info,..!
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6:37 AM  

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