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----- Original Message -----
From: "Nik Taylor" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, October 05, 2003 6:42 AM
Subject: Re: USAGE: Re: Re: [T] -> [f] (formerly ChineseDialectQuestion)


> Nik Taylor wrote:
> > Yep.  We have a British Monopoly set back home that someone we knew (I
> > forget just who) bought for us when they went to England.  We also have
> > a German edition bought by someone who went to Germany.  :-)
>
> Funny thing about the German edition is that all the prices are
> multiplied by 20.  The smallest bill is the 20 Deutschmark, you get 4000
> Deutschmarks for passing go, etc.  The British just replaced dollars
> with pounds, but kept everything the same.

Although in the 1930s, they should have divided everything by 4, for total
accuracy.  Whcih means Mayfair would have cost 100 pounds.