After a record day of selling in the international money markets, the Pound has dropped to a record low against Monopoly money this afternoon.
Monopoly money, which is widely regarded as worthless bits of paper used in a popular board game, is now substantially more valuable than the British currency under the new Prime Minister and her chancellor.
Until very recently, most British people could receive a substantial wedge of cash just by going to ‘work’ and getting ‘paid’, but now you can buy more by passing go and taking the £200.
“It used to be that you could buy goods and services with what people now laughingly call ‘Pound Sterling’ with no difficulty whatsoever, but thanks to the latest budget it’s quicker and cheaper to use Monopoly money,” economist Simon Williams told us.
“Now the average Briton is looking at a stark choice between ‘Go bankrupt’ or ‘Go To Jail’. Opportunities for Free Parking are going to be very limited going forwards.”