"Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" is a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem portrays our existence on earth, and that people age as life goes on, and everything becomes boundless. Herrick here urges people to take advantage of youth and energy while they may! The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, to seize the day.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Homer Simpson Euro

MADRID (Reuters) - A one Euro coin has turned up in Spain bearing the face of cartoon couch potato Homer Simpson instead of that of the country's king, a sweetshop owner told Reuters on Friday.

Jose Martinez was counting the cash in his till in the city of Aviles, northern Spain, when he came across the coin where Homer's bald head, big eyes and big nose had replaced the serious features of King Juan Carlos.

"The coin must have been done by a professional, the work is impressive," he told Reuters.

The comical carver had not taken his tools to the other side of the coin displaying the map of Europe. So far, no other coins of the hapless, beer-swilling oaf have been found in circulation.

"I've been offered 20 euros for it," said Martinez.

Source: Reuters

Thanks Suli!


Ruby Woo said...

hahah that's so cool!

I'll customize our 100 fils and i'll post my face instead of the ship!

Fastidious Babe said...

lool i think they sell those coins somewhere!

eshda3wa said...

maybe the person was trying to say something here!

ina the king is as useless as homer

bs its cool!

PaLoMiNo said...

alaaaaaaaaaaaaah nice ;D

Anonymous said...

Hahahahahaha! That's a classic..

Fa6ma said...

=D funny!

Anonymous said...

loool 3ajeeba abe wa7da 3ala sorte;p

Ansam said...

Ruby Woo-
Very cool hehehe, and you would? For real? :-P

Fastidious Babe-
No that one was actually made on an original Euro coin :-)

LOL yeah I agree

And funny too

It is! Priceless

Yes... it is

Work on one and show it to us!

Deliz said...

People should read this.

Ansam said...

Read what?

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