Thursday, July 29, 2010
Dollar coins belong in pirate’s chest
I usually pay my subway fares with a credit card, so I was stunned when the machine at Alewife went into jackpot mode and dispensed a handful of golden one-dollar coins. My change included some Sacagaweas - the tribute to that gorgeous tour guide of the Lewis and Clark expedition - and some obscure U.S. presidents who usually only get mentioned on “Jeopardy!”
My first reaction: Skee-Ball, anyone? I may as well try to give a cashier . . .
Full story at: Boston Herald