With the British Pound going to hell in the wake of the Brexit vote, Brits are looking for any way to buoy their plunging currency. I don’t know if this is going to be any help, but it’s pretty damn cool — an idle soul decided the first thing he should do with Britain’s newly introduced plastic £5 bill is take it to a vinyl record to see if it would magically play it like a turntable stylus. What a dummy, right?
Well, whaddya know.
News articles have claimed that this phenomenon doesn’t occur with other examples of plastic currency, including the Canadian dollar. I call BS – plastic is plastic, right? If only there was some way to prove them wrong….