Sunday, May 26, 2013

New Money Smells Like Maple Syrup

Montreal Gazette
26 May 2013

By Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - The penny may be history, but some Canadians suspect the Bank of Canada has been circulating a new scent along with its plastic bank notes.

Dozens of people who contacted the bank in the months after the polymer notes first appeared asked about a secret scratch-and-sniff patch that apparently smells like maple syrup. [...]