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  • Boris, you also said that two 'undred and fifty grand was chicken feed, which made Margaret attack you with 'alf a brick.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Nine 'undred of 'is county an' the Regiment's disgrace

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • "Too intelligent for his ability," was his appraisal of one; of another, a youngster who scored a dashing hundred against Middlesex at Lord's, he commented: "I like to see someone make a bad 'undred before I make my mind up."

    Fuckin' 'Ell It's Fred Titmus

  • Town All and subscribe their one, two, three undred apiece

    The Newcomes

  • He left the sum of Seven undred and Fifty Thousand Pounds UKP £750,000.00 to you in the codicil and last testament to his will.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • See also Athenian character; Athenian generals in Thucydides; Athenian resident-aliens; Athenian spending; Five Thousand, the; Four undred, the; Piraeus, the; revolts against Athens

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • “He want one undred thousand dollars, an armoured car, two machine guns, a undred rifles, five thousand rounds of ammunition, fifty orses, fifty gold wrist watches, a wireless set, fifty cases of whisky, free pardon and the rank of honorary colonel in the Azanian levy.”

    The Complete Stories

  • "I know Jarrow and I know Lynchbany an 'Polastrindu an' half a 'undred other cities, but I ain't never' card o 'no San At-nonio."

    The Time of the Transference

  • "If we 'ad to depend on the smoothness of' is voice to get us out o 'trouble we'd' ave been dead a 'undred times over by now."

    The Time of the Transference

  • The Church we are now coming to, is St. Martin's, built in the year eleven 'undred.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, October 1, 1892

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