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Queen Elizabeth Carries Cash Only on *This* Day of the Week
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When you’re the queen of England, paper currency is moot (her face is emblazoned on every note, after all). However, Queen Elizabeth always brings cash on one particular day of the week, and her reasoning is super special.

Elizabeth carries cash only on Sundays. Why, you may ask? Well, every week the queen attends St. George’s Chapel and leaves a small cash donation on the collection plate following the service.

But this isn’t any old crumpled bill from the bottom of her handbag. Rather, the queen’s butler reportedly irons a five-pound note and precisely folds it into a square to reveal Queen Elizabeth’s face. That way, she can occasionally bump up her donation to ten pounds while remaining discreet about the actual monetary value of the donation. 

Philanthropy at its finest, ladies and gents.

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