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Canada Begins Phasing Out Pennies

With each penny costing roughly 1.6 cents to create and distribute, the Royal Canadian Mint stopped placing one-cent coins into circulation Monday, prompting Canadian retailers to begin rounding prices for all cash purchases to the nearest nickel. What do you think?

  • “The Coinstar reject tray won’t be the same without them.”

    Robert Brosette
    Handbag Finisher
  • “Sure. In today’s economy everything is paid for in nickels.”

    Lois Manning
    Bomb Disposal Specialist
  • “Good luck trying to join Columbia House and BMG record clubs now, morons.”

    Joe Sheehan
    X-Ray Technician

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