Posted by Louise (899 total points) about July 4, 2011 in Money - 747 views -
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They have a contract with Abe Lincoln...
We don't want to lose what common cents we have.
How else would you pay for, "A penny for your thoughts?"
Because every company, catalogue, manufacturer, sale offers online and in stores believe every consumer is stupid enough to think that the product will cost less because .99 will actually make it cheaper and one penny would make a difference.
Beats the Hell outta me! The only thing they're good for is putting holes in my pockets.
What else would you put in the penny wrappers they have at banks?
Because it's the gov'mint, it's not supposed to make sense!
Because a whole lot of people puts them in a jar to save them, from what I don't know.
It is all part of the Stimulus Package.
The U.S. Treasury can't get a contract with China to manufacture pennies because China won't accept our money.
So we can use pennies in order not to get pennies. If we didn't have pennies we would get them every time we shopped and soon be up to our bippies in the little things.