The Canadian Banks Threaten People To Stop Drawing Spock On Their Money

Some people in Canada, many in fact, have paid a cool tribute to Leonard Nimo, the so famous character from Star Trek, by drawing Spock on their banknotes. This phenomenon is called as “spocking”.

Apparently, Canadian people have been turning former French-speaking prime minister Wilfrid Laurier into a Vulcan for years. However, the bank of Canada is far from being impressed by it.

Many people from other countries were doing then the same on their banknotes.

Many Americans tried Alexander Hamilton:

Here’s an effort on Abraham Lincoln:

According to a report by BBC, the Bank of Canada claimed that even though the actual drawing of Spock on the banknotes is not something illegal, people should better quit doing it.

The banknotes symbolize the country and are a source of pride for its people so this practice is very inappropriate.

The Scots had a go with Alexander Fleming, but it doesn’t look so nice.

At the same time, another problem is that many retailers might reject the disfigured money. It turns out that Laurier is much better than Spock on the banknotes.


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