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Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 23:51:27 -0700
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Don't forget a gold standard where one ounce of gold was the US $20 coin. Today the same ounce is some where around US $1367. Twenty silver dollars, or 20 ounces of silver are today around US $480. Go figure.  Then again there is the metric system and . . .
Gordon Snedecor in Portland, OREGON