New England tidbits and proverbs

New England Proverb

"Money is flat and meant to be piled."

New England Historical Tidbit
Most dollar bills in circulation were probably printed on paper produced by the Crane Paper Company of Dalton MA, main paper supplier to the US Mint.

New England Proverb
"A good word now is worth ten on a headstone."

New England Proverb
"Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves."

New England Historical Tidbit
Boston’s subway system was the first to be built in the western hemisphere.

 New England Proverb
"Cut your sail according to your cloth."

New England Historical Tidbit
Great Barrington Mass. was the first town in the world to have electric street lights, in 1886.