Unreal Money Syndrome – UMS


This is a phrase I coined myself to refer to the phenomenon of money ceasing to have any value – becoming essentially like Monopoly money. It tends to occur when:

  • Using foreign currency
  • Buying on the internet
  • In bidding wars on eBay
  • People around you are spending money like its water
  • Sales time is on




Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

One thought

  1. It might be a case of “if you can’t see it then maybe it doesn’t exist”. Invisible money! I think we have all been there!

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