“_news_, fair and square value for the "thruppence," as siege value goes; but we were in no mood to appreciate the novelty of that; the circumstances were too distressing.”
“The economic house is always on fire if one thruppence is spent on rational planning.”
“The crisps were hand cut with a vegetable slicer, cooked in a chip-shop fryer, sprinkled with salt and sold for thruppence a packet under the slogan Potato Crisps by Walkers: Guaranteed Absolutely Pure.”
“Not with you on this one, i reckon that a basking shark always has the option of swallowing a human whole. suggest an immediate cull with thruppence offered to every person who brings a basking shark tail to their nearest post office”
““It is not,” said Mr. Mack, though he counted out a shilling and thruppence for the boy.”
“And a big crubeen for thruppence to be pickin 'while you're able.”
“If the tales about old King Midas have a thruppence worth of truth in them, it might be his father's meanness that's ailing him.”
“A tray bit, missus -- just thruppence -- a mouldy thruppence to get a livener.”
“So he'll scrub all three storeys down for thruppence.”
“But you know, whenever there's a new chum about that he can get thruppence out of, it's poor Ma for the scrubbing.”
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My imaginary lexicon for future megastar and visionary Zamboni Palin.
Words for things both tangible and anthropic. I'm in the process of spinning off hardware into ute, and people into oofy.
Hecko, words! I’m so happy I’ve found you. I want to keep you all and never want to lose you again. I hope you like it here.
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