don't take any wooden nickels love

don't take any wooden nickels


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  • Do not permit yourself be cheated or duped; do not be naive.


circa 1930s. Depression-era expression relating to privately minted wooden tokens which resembled coins but were used as commemoratives or promotional items. (Wiktionary)


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