This article made me think how great it would be to be in the banking business in Italy. They'll have to develop a whole new set of currency exchange rates based on cheese, wine and legs of ham. Oh, and what about the little symbols we use for types of currency??
At this rate of exchange, the United States of America's debt is 27,332,875,638 wheels of Parmesan Cheese. Guess we'll have to adjust Fort Knox a bit so it's better temperature/humidity controlled.
Here's the article: How to get a leg up on the banking business.
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