17 things you (probably) didn't know about UK currency

17 things you (probably) didn't know about UK currency

Moolah, cash, bunce, wonga and all the rest. Sadly, despite Des’ree’s protestations, money really does make the world go round; we all need it, and we’d all like rather more of it.

Enjoy 16 facts about the British currency and one somewhat dubious one on Shortlist.com.

Aside from these somewhat unusual facts about the UK currency, there is the curious practice of currency conversions. What exactly happens to your money when you place a currency transfer order with your bank?

You hand over the funds and without being able to track its path, your money shows up in the destination account, usually many days later, less a substantial fee and some unexpected charges.

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