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    New 5 Note To Feature Sir Winston Churchill


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    Just look at that face! My fiver will shrivel up itself!

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    HAHAHA!! Why have only just seen this?!

    I found a fiver recently - when I was walking the dog...

    New 5 Note To Feature Sir Winston Churchill-fiver.jpg

    Didn't quite seem legit.



    edit: Although it does look like the kind of money @Little-Miss would carry...

    le edit II: and no - I have no idea why Hello Kitty is on the toilet...
    Last edited by Little-Miss; 7th May 2013 at 03:04 PM.

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    [QUOTE I have no idea why Hello Kitty is on the toilet...[/QUOTE]

    me either, but that Kitty sure looks like she's asking who number 2 works for....

    Der Wolfen

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    The yahoo news says "The Bank takes suggestions from the public about who should be included next, but would not include fictional characters, people who are not reasonably well known or people who the Bank thinks might cause public offence." What this doesn't explain is why Sir John Houblon is on the 50. Never heard of him. Mind you, I've never seen a 50 note either. There is a list of people, suggested by Joe Public, who might appear on the notes one day. There are several who are not well known (IMO).

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    Churchill on a Fiver, oh yes!!!!

    I'll get me coat.

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    I think Churchill would be a good choice. A bit controversial in his time, but with time, history has shown him to be a great leader.

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