Dick Hanscom forwarded this great article from the Daily Mail about Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew's famously bizarre signature, which could end up gracing U.S. paper money. The best description I've heard so far is that it looks like the loopy design atop a Hostess Cupcake. Below is their rendition of what Lew's John Hancock would look like on our money.
Lew, who would replace outgoing secretary Timothy Geithner if he is confirmed into the role, has an almost comedic signature which resembles a spring, an extended slinky or a curly French fry.
If Lew does become Secretary of the Treasury, it will appear on dollar bills and he may well have to take a few tips, as Geithner did, to improve the legibility of his signature
President Obama made fun of Lew's signature when he announced the appointment, saying he made lew promise to make "at least one letter" legible. With Lew they may want to call in a Catholic grade school nun with a well-used ruler.
Be sure to read the full article - they have a great quiz to see who can recognize the signatures of several famous people and great historical figures.
To read the complete article, see:
Will this be the worst signature EVER to grace a dollar bill? Revealed, the new Treasury Secretary's childish squiggle
Wayne Homren, Editor
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