Friday, June 27, 2008

Little Man on the Cross

Sydney Morning Herald [Australia]
28 June 2008

Column 8

[...] "The item about a coin 'with a lyrebird on one side and a woman on the other', reminds me of the experience of a woman in Brisbane a decade or so ago," writes John Stubbs, of Rosebank (Column 8, Tuesday). "She was in an upmarket jewellery shop inspecting some simple gold crosses, to select one as a gift for a favourite niece as a gesture to mark her confirmation. A smiling young shop assistant approached her and offered the helpful advice: 'We've got some others like that, with a little man on them."' [...]