Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Schott's Miscellany 2 February 2009

Groundhog Day


MONEY SLANG #1

Note/coin/sumnickname
1 centred
50 centshalf
$1scrip
$22-case note
$5Abe's cabe; fin
$10sawbuck
$20Jack(son); yuppie single
$50pinky; nifty
$100C(entury) note; yard; Benjamin
$500Madison
$1000grand; large
$1 billionyard [on foreign exchanges]


MAINPERNABLE -- eligible for release on bail
"Sadly, the guilty proved mainpernable."
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