Am 21.12.01, Matthew Kehrt yscrifef: > I seem to be the only one in the world in favor of keeping pennies. It > seems silly to have the smallest coin be worth 5 units and have all > other denominations multiples of this. I wouldn't mind getting rid of the nickel either. It's just about as worthless and equally a nuisance. > It would make more sense to > redefine the value of pennies to be five times their face value and work > up from there. (Easier said than done, of course.) Well, yes. A complete revaluation of the currency would work. It's not that hard - just about every country in the world has done it; many have done it lots of times. Our current sutiation really doesn't warrant such a move though! > -M Padraic. -- Bethes gwaz vaz ha leal.