How Figure-Hugging Jeans Nearly Created a Crisis With US Currency
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If you own a pair of jeans that fit so snugly that they can be confused for colored cling-wrap, chances are they contain a hefty amount of spandex. For the past twenty-odd years, Americans have been adding the synthetic fiber to denim to obtain that figure-hugging look. Unfortunately for the makers of US currency, that means they can now no longer use the waste fabric from jeans to create dollar bills.
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