Tony Hine forwarded this amusing item relating to a topic we discussed last year - the phrase "Spend a Penny". If you don't get the joke, refer to the previous E-Sylum articles. But don't get your knickers in a twist...
The English Penny
EU Directive No. 456179
In order to meet the conditions for joining the Single European currency, all citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland must be made aware that the phrase 'Spending a Penny' is not to be used after 31st December 2009.
From this date, the correct terminology will be: 'Euronating'.
Thank you for your attention.
To read the earlier E-Sylum articles, see:
QUIZ QUESTION: SPEND A PENNY
QUIZ ANSWER: SPEND A PENNY
Wayne Homren, Editor
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