Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Schott's Miscellany 4 February 2009

Karen Carpenter died (1983)


MONEY SLANG #3

Some British money slang:
Note/coin/sumnickname
£1Quid; Nugget; Dollar
£5Jack; Blue; (Lady) Godiva
£10Tenner; Pavarotti; Cock
£20Score
£25Pony
£50Bull's-eye
£100Ton; Century
£500Monkey
£1000Grand; Rio (Grande)
£2000Archer


The mind is always fooled by the heart.
Duc de la Rochefoucauld (1613-80)
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