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Wizard of Oz an Allegory for Gold Standard


Wow. Bet you never knew this.




Er... kinda a well known allegory.

It's probably one of the often most used example of one actually.


This is breaking news?

It'd be news of someone didn't know that.


Did you hear the brand new one about The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe?


This just in, Animal Farm is actually about more than just farm animals.

I'm also starting to suspect that the song "Smack my bitch up" by The Prodigy isn't really about hitting women.



You guys are just making stuff up.


I wonder if Al Shades' mom has let him out of the basement, yet. He must be close to legal drinking age by now, shouldn't he?


DAmmit! Who knew?!?


I didn't.

All I know is the movie sucks.


I did not know that, and I bet that plenty of other people didn't, either.


So, what did the flying monkeys represent?


No, I didn't know it. But then why should or would I?


Monkeys can fly?



The Government.