What can be purchased for 20 Euros?

Old Dec 13th, 2007, 06:26 PM
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What can be purchased for 20 Euros?

A while back I posted a message asking for gift ideas for my brother and his wife who will be visiting Ireland after Christmas. Someone suggested giving them some Irish currency and someone else suggested. I bought them a couple of guide books and ordered 20 Euros from the bank. What are some examples of things that can be purchased for that amount?
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Old Dec 13th, 2007, 06:36 PM
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Do you want me to consult the till receipt from my latest shopping expedition? You can get two large packets of detergent and have a little change; three-quarters of a leg of lamb; a turbot that is a generous meal for two; a bottle of half-decent wine.

[Not all of the above; any of the above.]
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Old Dec 13th, 2007, 06:51 PM
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20 Euros is 30 USD. It'll get them a simple lunch for 2, or cheap dinner for 1.

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Old Dec 13th, 2007, 06:56 PM
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What you could buy today in the States for $29.45.

As J62 says -- lunch in a pub or cafe - or - entrance to Blarney castle w/ €4 left over - or - entrance to the Rock of Cashel w/ €9.40 left over.
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Old Dec 13th, 2007, 08:36 PM
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A trip to the grocery store. They can bring back some tea, cookies, and a few chunks of cheese and we can all sit around and have a little tasting party while they show off their pictures.
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Old Dec 14th, 2007, 04:25 AM
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You could get 4 things that cost 5E each.
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Old Dec 14th, 2007, 04:33 AM
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Very amusing Ira...
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