December 13, 2018
BANGOR DAILY NEWS (BANGOR, MAINE

What was intended to be a beautiful tribute has backfired. I’m surprised the originators did not foresee this happening.

The U.S. Mint should immediately recall all the new $1 coins. Get it over with quickly and with a minimum of publicity. Melt them down. Strike a new coin with a foot on one side and a mouth on the reverse.

The “wits” of this generation will not let up on this one. I’m sure our thoroughly embarrassed local disc jockey is not the first nor the last to use the adjective. As my long-departed grandfather would have said, “Sacre Blue.” Earle L. Aucoin Orrington


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