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Lèse majesté in the Antipodes

The indignities Her Maj has to suffer:

"New Zealand shopkeepers are being fleeced by fake 100 dollar notes featuring a sheep wearing a tiara in the place where Queen Elizabeth's portrait should be. Police said the notes, which all bear the same serial number, were crude forgeries but some merchants in Rodney, near Auckland, where they were circulating, were taken in".

And here is the note in question:


Nice that even the criminal element wants to honour the national mammal. The moustachioed fellow is Ernest Rutherford, by the way.

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Anonymous Anonymous said... 11:39 am

"being fleeced" ---- sheep??

Do you mean they are having the wool pulled over their eyes? Baah!!  



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