Buddy, can you spare a Dong?

Back in 2009, when the world’s richest man was Bill Gates, with a personal fortune of $40,000,000,000, every citizen of Zimbabwe knew that, regardless of exchange rates, one of their brand new 100,000,000,000,000 dollar notes was not enough to even buy a loaf of bread. Suddenly, wheelbarrows full of money were valuable not for the [...]