waht does this mean?
Posted by Kate on December 18, 1997 at 11:03:44:
Did anyone else pick up the apparently disparaging reference to the reliability of US securities at the beginning of Stave 2 of ACC?
Scrooge is worried that he has slept into the next day, and doesn't know what day it is. He's relieved that it is still night
because three days after the sight of this First of Exchange pay to Mr Ebeneezer Scrooge or his order," and so forth, would have become a mere United States security if there were no days to count by."
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