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Chilean coins bear the name Chiie not Chile as mint general manager sacked
The Daily Telegraph ^ | February 15, 2010

Posted on 02/14/2010 3:06:19 PM PST by myknowledge

THE general manager of the Chilean mint has been sacked after thousands of coins were issued with the name of the country spelt wrongly.

The 50-peso coins - worth about 6p - were issued in 2008, but no-one noticed the mistake until late last year, the BBC reported.

Instead of C-H-I-L-E, the coins had C-H-I-I-E stamped on them.

The coins have since become collectors' items and the mint says it has no plans to take them out of circulation.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailytelegraph.com.au ...


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: chiie; chile; doh; mint; misspelledcoins; peso
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Can't believe a mint general manager got the sack for misspelling the country's name on coins.

What if you saw 'In God We Trust' misspelled on U.S. coins?

1 posted on 02/14/2010 3:06:20 PM PST by myknowledge
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To: myknowledge; SunkenCiv

Nobody noticed???

Is any one in that country literate?

lol!!


2 posted on 02/14/2010 3:07:28 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: myknowledge

I have a few of them tucked away!


3 posted on 02/14/2010 3:08:30 PM PST by WellyP
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To: myknowledge

That’s too funny!


4 posted on 02/14/2010 3:08:56 PM PST by goseminoles (In Dog We Trust)
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To: myknowledge

Hugh, series, and stuning!


5 posted on 02/14/2010 3:09:34 PM PST by rfp1234
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To: GeronL

How often do you read your money?


6 posted on 02/14/2010 3:09:54 PM PST by goseminoles
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To: myknowledge

I suppose it could be worse. It could say “Republica De Chuck”


7 posted on 02/14/2010 3:12:17 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: myknowledge
What if you saw 'In God We Trust' misspelled on U.S. coins?

"In Goc We Trust" would be a hoot. Photobucket

8 posted on 02/14/2010 3:13:57 PM PST by rfp1234
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To: goseminoles

Sometimes I even talk to it.

When I have some.


9 posted on 02/14/2010 3:14:21 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: myknowledge

and Pauline Hanson is leaving the country too?


10 posted on 02/14/2010 3:14:44 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: GeronL

Tell it “goodbye”.


11 posted on 02/14/2010 3:16:23 PM PST by goseminoles
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To: goseminoles

lol


12 posted on 02/14/2010 3:18:14 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: myknowledge

These coins may fetch a pretty penny, some day.


13 posted on 02/14/2010 3:24:10 PM PST by James C. Bennett
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To: myknowledge
Dough D'oh!


14 posted on 02/14/2010 3:38:05 PM PST by csvset
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To: Tax-chick; martin_fierro
If this doesn't qualify for a Typso Ping, I don't know what does.


15 posted on 02/14/2010 3:40:02 PM PST by Constitution Day (Chiie Today, Hot Tamale)
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To: rfp1234
Hugh, series, and stunning!

How could this happen? Aren't goveco officials advertised as "the best and the brightest"?

16 posted on 02/14/2010 3:43:59 PM PST by dearolddad
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To: rfp1234
If you can't put your trust in Goc, you could always turn to Satan...


17 posted on 02/14/2010 3:45:18 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: myknowledge

Too bad the guy had to loose his job.


18 posted on 02/14/2010 3:52:45 PM PST by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a dog.)
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To: Tax-chick; Constitution Day
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19 posted on 02/14/2010 3:53:21 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Constitution Day; Ryan Spock; TheMom; TChris; Xenalyte; Semper Vigilantis; georgiadevildog; ...

LOL!

Engraved Typso ping!


20 posted on 02/14/2010 4:00:04 PM PST by Tax-chick (Sarah Palin is a thing of beauty and a joy forever.)
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To: myknowledge

Guess the guy was lucky he didn’t work for Hugo Chavez....I bet if you misspelled something for him it’s the Death Penalty....


21 posted on 02/14/2010 4:06:34 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

Only if you misspell Chavez as “I D I O T”.


22 posted on 02/14/2010 4:07:59 PM PST by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: myknowledge; Tax-chick

Well, some “proof reading” would have averted the problem! </ nerdy joke>


23 posted on 02/14/2010 4:13:25 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: GAB-1955
I thought that was the correct spelling.
24 posted on 02/14/2010 4:13:57 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: myknowledge; Tax-chick

IN GOD WET RUST?


25 posted on 02/14/2010 4:25:46 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o (ONE NATION UNDER DOG.)
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To: Still Thinking

LOL! I got it ;-).


26 posted on 02/14/2010 5:00:22 PM PST by Tax-chick (Sarah Palin is a thing of beauty and a joy forever.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Very good!


27 posted on 02/14/2010 5:00:54 PM PST by Tax-chick (Sarah Palin is a thing of beauty and a joy forever.)
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To: myknowledge
In Dog We Trust???
28 posted on 02/14/2010 5:06:47 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: myknowledge

29 posted on 02/14/2010 5:08:12 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: myknowledge

What’s the Chilean Spanish slang equivalent to “great googly moogly”?


30 posted on 02/14/2010 5:08:26 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: GeronL; 240B; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
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If the joker had made it "Chili's", at least the Chilean gov't could have sold them as coupons or other tokens to that restaurant chain. ;') Thanks GeronL.
31 posted on 02/14/2010 6:23:34 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year! Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Does Chiie mean anything in spanish?


32 posted on 02/14/2010 6:26:22 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: GeronL

Shhh! Those illiterate people are our voting citizens.


33 posted on 02/14/2010 6:28:19 PM PST by rabidralph ("Precedenting" is a lot tougher than community organizing.)
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To: myknowledge

You have to wonder why a boilerplate item such as the country’s name would have been changed in the first place.


34 posted on 02/14/2010 6:29:52 PM PST by rabidralph ("Precedenting" is a lot tougher than community organizing.)
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To: GeronL

It sort of means tea in Arabic.


35 posted on 02/14/2010 6:32:43 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: RichInOC; SunkenCiv
What’s the Chilean Spanish slang equivalent to “great googly moogly”?

C H I I E

36 posted on 02/14/2010 6:38:09 PM PST by bigheadfred (Be who you are and say what you feel: Those who mind don't matter.Those who matter don't mind.)
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To: dfwgator

So basically, Kent’s admitting that his girlfriend cheats on him.


37 posted on 02/14/2010 6:38:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year! Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Sort of.(If you call that tea) Kinda the way it is like the Greek letter. More like that oriental life energy thingy. Chi.


38 posted on 02/14/2010 6:43:38 PM PST by bigheadfred (Be who you are and say what you feel: Those who mind don't matter.Those who matter don't mind.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

probably need a couple of them to buy tea.


39 posted on 02/14/2010 7:10:04 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: bigheadfred
Kansas City Chefs 2 Pictures, Images and Photos
40 posted on 02/14/2010 7:37:35 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: CalvaryJohn
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41 posted on 02/14/2010 7:38:54 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: CalvaryJohn
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42 posted on 02/14/2010 7:40:11 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: CalvaryJohn
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43 posted on 02/14/2010 7:41:12 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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44 posted on 02/14/2010 7:42:35 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: GeronL

Chile is at 97% in terms of literacy. By comparison, we in Los Estados are at 99%.


45 posted on 02/14/2010 7:42:44 PM PST by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: CalvaryJohn
sotp sign Pictures, Images and Photos
46 posted on 02/14/2010 7:44:41 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: CalvaryJohn

Oh, siht!


47 posted on 02/14/2010 7:46:04 PM PST by aruanan
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To: myknowledge

Was Joe Biden anywhere near Chile recently? Just trying to imagine how this could have happened.


48 posted on 02/14/2010 7:48:59 PM PST by Rocky (Obama's policy: A thousand points of lies.)
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To: Clemenza

Well, why do the 3% work for the government?


49 posted on 02/14/2010 7:49:17 PM PST by GeronL (Dignity is earned from yourself. Respect is earned from others.)
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To: Tax-chick

My God, I think you’re as nerdy as me! ;-)


50 posted on 02/14/2010 8:08:39 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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