June 01, 2007

Tic tac

When Christopher Colombus sailed to West Indies in 1492, he carried a crate of Tic Tac mints. These were used to barter with the native people he encountered. The Indians used to treasure the tiny mints, adopting them as a unit of measure and primitive currency. Unfortunately with only a single crate available the mint based currency system goes bankrupt and the Indians went back to Coca beans as currency

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