well-worn one-dollar bill and a similarly distressed
twenty-dollar bill arrived at a Federal Reserve Bank to be
retired. As they moved along the conveyor belt to be burned,
they struck up a conversation. The twenty-dollar bill
reminisced about its travels all over the country. "I've
had a pretty good life," the twenty proclaimed. "Why
I've been to Las Vegas and Atlantic City , the finest
restaurants in New York , performances on Broadway, and even
a cruise to the Caribbean ."
the one-dollar bill. "You've really had an exciting
"So tell me," says the twenty,
"where have you been throughout your lifetime?"
one dollar bill replies, "Oh, I've been to the
Methodist Church , the Baptist Church , the Lutheran Church
The twenty-dollar bill interrupts, "What's