It sounds like a magic trick one of my nephews might do — turning a red paper clip into a house. And it wouldn’t be surprising if the house was made with Legos, or paperclips, or popsicle sticks. But blogger Kyle MacDonald really traded one red paperclip for a house.
“I started with one red paperclip on July 12 2005 and 14 trades later, on July 12, 2006 I will trade with the Town of Kipling Saskatchewan for a house located at 503 Main Street.”
“Why didn’t I think of this??
I’m a smart girl…I know I’ve got a “big idea” in here somewhere! Now, I just have to dig it out…”