I had wanted a picture of the U.S. $20 bill. I wanted to scan one (just for
the picture of Andrew Jackson; why I wanted that will have to wait) but
since neither Spring
nor I had one, I decided to look
for one on the Internet, so I figured the best place to start would be the
Instead I come across the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
Public Sales Listing and imagine my surprise when I see a page selling
Equipment. Just like that. Nuclear Ordnance
Equipment. Nestled between Weapons and Accessories and Fire
So I check three items marked under Nuclear Ordnance Equipment and
fortunately it didn't seem like anything was available. Of course,
now my IP address is associated
with checking for the existance of Nuclear Ordnance Equipment so I
guess I can expect a visit by some serious men in business suits and dark
Here's why I wanted Andrew Jackson's
from the U. S. $20 bill. When the bills were first introduced,
besides thinking they don't look like real money, I felt that the image of
Andrew Jackson looks like that of actor Jeff Conaway,
playing Bobby Wheeler on Taxi
and Zach Allan on Babylon 5.
When I bring this up, most people are like “Who?” and I'm going “Jeff
Conaway … you know … the dude from Taxi,” and all the time I'm getting
blank stares from people, or the scrunched up face of concentration as they
try to remember this semi-familiar name from a TV show from 20 years ago.
But now I have proof! Photographic proof no less!
And for the record, Jeff Conaway has a Kevin Bacon number of
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