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The E-Sylum: Volume 12, Number 50, December 13, 2009, Article 24

MONEYFACING - A NEW CRAZE SWEEPING THE WEB

The U.K.'s Daily Mail published an article this week about an Internet craze I'd somehow missed. I have to admit, some of these are very clever and well done. Who wants to be the first to submit their own version for publication in The E-Sylum? -Editor

Photographs of folded-over banknotes placed in front of a person's half-visible face are littering the web. A truly international pastime, the notes being used come from as far afield as Singapore and the US. Closer to home, many Britons are having fun with our own banknotes. The Queen is proving to be the most popular, followed by Sir Edward Elgar and Sir John Houblon.

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Click here to view a slideshow of images: www.flickr.com/photos/coinbooks/sets/72157622989797646/show/ .

To read the complete article, see: Creasing up: Banking on a funny photo with the 'moneyfacing' craze sweeping the web (www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1234050/Creasing-Banking-funny-photo-moneyfacing-craze-sweeping-web.html)

Wayne Homren, Editor

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