They don’t make ’em like they used to

They don't make 'em like they used to

They don't make 'em like they used to

Making a deposit at the bank, I noticed one of the pennies didn’t look like the others. It was a wheat penny. They don’t make them like that anymore. It was in relatively good shape. They stopped making them in 1958. And I figured this one to be from around that time.

I turned it over and saw the date.

1916.

Wow! That coin was minted 95 years ago and still has 100% functionality today as it did the day it was made. Sure, it doesn’t buy as much as it used to. But it’s traded the same as a penny minted last week.

Is there anything else that is still functioning at 100% after nearly a century? This is one that has me scratching my noggin’.

Are you  as useful to your company today as you were on your first day?

 

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