You got chocolate on my peanut butter. You got peanut butter on my chocolate.
Last week in northern Ontario neither of those things happened, instead $3 million in loonies and toonies got dumped on Highway 11. A Brink’s tractor-trailer en route from the Canadian Mint with a cargo full of the coins scraped along the side of a rock ledge opening it like a sardine can spilling the booty onto the road. And as if that wasn’t enough, there was a chain reaction with two more trucks and a mini-van crashing into the downed truck, one of them containing candy! Imagine it, millions of dollars worth of coins and candy strewn all over the road. I wouldn’t know which to jam into my pockets first, the money or the cash.
On a sadder noter, the driver of the truck and a passengers were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and I wish them a speedy recovery.
They were trying to figure out how to collect all the loose change that’s blanketed the highway. Might I suggest this:
And I can’t resist adding this blast from the past:Tags: Acme, Brinks Truck, candy, Loonies, magnet, Northern Ontario, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Toonies, Wile E. Coyote