Greasing palms the twenty dollar way

September 25, 2009

Via Kottke, three fun articles about how to use $20 bills to bribe people to get what you want. TOTALLY TRYING THIS.

Sir, I will bellow, waving a crisp twenty dollar bill before slipping it delicately into the fare box, give me your finest seat on this streetcar.
Ma’am, he will say, I can’t really get the money out when you shove it into the locked fare box. And I can’t give you change for that. Also, please move back.