Australian money is very colorful,
and you can't tear it because it's made out of recycled plastic.
"Tell us more
on this fascinating subject, John."
"It'd be my pleasure, Dan. Australia introduced the polymer
(plastic) banknote in 1988. In 1996, they became the first country
to have a full set of circulating polymer banknotes. This not
only improves durability, but also prevents counterfeiting.
Other countries that use polymer banknotes include New Zealand,
Rumania, and Mexico."
"Hey, thanks a lot, John - that was