Avoiding Crisis

foreign 7

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just had to share this…

me: Honey, about this bill you paid at the Embassy, how much was it?
him: I don’t remember, it says it right on it.
me: Yes, I know, but I can’t read the first number.
him: I don’t know.
I walk upstairs and show him the bill
him: It’s a 70 (he says very matter-of-factly)
me: That doesn’t look like a 7
him: But it is a 7. I paid 70 pesos.
me: Well that’s the strangest looking 7 I’ve ever seen
him: What do you expect? It’s foreign.

foreign 7

Now, you tell me. Does that look like the number 70?


Written by nicolemarie

June 30, 2007 at 12:05 pm

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  1. Actually. . .I can see how one might think that is a 7. You know. . .they put that little line through their 7s in Europe. . .and I can’t imagine what other number this would be.



    July 2, 2007 at 9:19 am

  2. I would have gone with a 2…or at least the distant cousin of a 2…


    July 2, 2007 at 5:28 pm

  3. dawn…don’t be such a smarty-pants.

    yeah, steph, i thought it was a 2 as well…but that bill (which we get twice a month) is never less than 50 pesos so I knew it couldn’t be a 2.


    July 2, 2007 at 8:49 pm

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