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Your Money’s No Good Here

The Tobacco Road store in Owensboro, Ky., has money problems. “Some of [the customers] like to bring me some soggy money,” manager Cindy Collins said. Soggy? “They dig deep into their not so-called pockets to bring me some nasty money that we don’t want to accept anymore.” She said most customers give them money from their wallets or purses, but others will reach into their shoes, socks, or bras to retrieve cash. “Money is nasty anyway, but we don’t want to accept money that’s sweaty or normally in places you wouldn’t put money at,” she said. The store now has a sign on the door saying cashiers will no longer be accepting “boob or sock money.” The sign has actually increased business: people are coming to the store to read the sign and take pictures. (MS/WFIE Evansville) ...With cell phones they keep in their bras.
Original Publication Date: 08 May 2016
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