Reply to post: Re: Here's a thought...

Plastic fiver: 28 years' work, saves acres of cotton... may have killed less than ONE cow*

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Re: Here's a thought...

Only if a DEBT is in play. Now, for your restaurant situation, that's correct because the bill represents the debt, but a shopkeeper is under no such obligation since he can simply refuse the sale and turn you out; nothing changed hands there, no debt is involved.

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