Monday, May 15, 2006

Round Objects

some RMB, yesterday
I hadn't realised that the Chinese word for their currency, yuan, means round object ( Those pictured here are clearly rectangular.

Which, of course, puts you in mind of the episode of Yes, Minister where Jim Hacker writes round objects on a document which he thinks is nonsense, only for Sir Humphrey to send it back asking who Round is and why he objects.

There are more round objects in today's news:


dB said...


JP said...

I wish I had placed a bet.