n. A U.S. banknote worth $2 featuring Thomas Jefferson. Contrary to popular assumption, most two dollar bills are actually worth exactly $2, since they are still being made. Their widespread usage along with the reduction of the one dollar bill is the only way for the one dollar coin to get into circulation.
Cashier: Is this a two dollar bill?
Customer: Why, yes it is.
Cashier: Wow, thanks! I collect these.
Customer: Why? They're only worth two dollars.
Cashier: No, they're not. They stopped making these a long time ago.
Customer: They are still being made. In fact, the bill clearly says "Series 2003A." I just picked up a whole bunch at a bank yesterday.
Cashier: Ok, but what am I supposed to do with this?
Customer: Why don't you give it out as change?
Cashier: I never would have thought of that. This way, I will only need to give away two bills for change of $3 instead of three singles!
Customer: Why don't you use a Presidential dollar coin instead of a dollar bill?
Cashier: Oh yeah, I got one of those today. Now I only have to give away one bill and one coin for $3 of change.
Customer: The dollar coin can be used everywhere, and the two dollar bill everywhere except vending machines.
Cashier: That sucks, maybe they will change that.
Customer: Let's hope so. Can I have my change now?
Cashier: Oh yeah, here you go. Now get the hell out of here.