In this video, a man plays Abba's 1976 classic Money Money Money using one of the new £5 notes issued in the UK. They're made of plastic.
The new polymer five pound notes have a rather curious ability of being just about able to play vinyl records (with the aid of a contact microphone and small amplifier not shown on screen). As the corners on these new banknotes are more durable and sharper than its paper counterpart it acts like a very crude record needle.
The fancy plastic currency can buy you tea and play your favorite LPs.
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A new plastic currency that can withstand a spin in the washer will begin circulating in Britain in 2016, replacing paper bills with ones made of polymer, the Bank of England said Wednesday.
Britain is pondering plastic pounds.The Bank of England is considering replacing paper money with polymer bank notes which are billed as cleaner, stronger and more secure.The bank said Tuesday it will hold a public consultation, bri...