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On Dec 21, 2008, at 1:04 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2008 23:08:57 -0500 > From: Marc James Small <email@example.com> > Subject: Re: [Leica] 1942 Cent > To: Leica Users Group <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Message-ID: <20081221041413.CD02D75405@barracuda.rutabaga.org> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"; format=flowed > > At 09:14 PM 12/20/2008, you wrote: >> I actually have one 1943 copper (bronze from reclaimed shell casings >> as were the 1944-46 ones. > > > Argh! It is spelled "penny" but the name is > properly a "cent". One of the first acts of the > US Congress was to forbid the calling of a cent a penny. And another stunningly effective piece of legislation that was, too.