thruppence


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thruppence

(ˈθrʌpəns)
n
another spelling of threepence
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Emergency services attended after being called to a car crash involving a pedestrian in Thruppence Way, Westwood Heath, on Tuesday morning.
I think it's a great initiative, a brilliant one," he replies when asked for his thruppence worth (Willie's words are worth more).
Any adult, and not just one's parents, was quite likely to call to you as you played in the street to ask for an errand to be run, with a reward on offer of thruppence, or even a tanner, should you accept the job.
I understand Jimmy Greaves getting a goal bonus when scoring 40 or 50 goals a season and paid thruppence ha'penny, but I never had one and, if I didn't, then neither should Zlatan.
But old silver thruppence were, by then, only seen in Christmas puddings
You know the ones I mean - the idiots who go, "Oh, I won't let the money change me - I'll still turn up to my job licking the toilet seats clean at Paddington train station for thruppence an hour come Monday morning.
Recognizing that children can be magnetic to ghosts, they advertise for a Saturday person, and schoolgirl Thruppence Coddley and her classmate Tim Legge take up the challenge, not quite appreciating what they have let themselves in for
He added: "I do think nobody would thank any of us for looking on a very serious situation in Europe, be it unemployment or poverty and to not put our thruppence into the debate.
And it tastes just like the toffee apples a wee wummin used to sell in our tenement block for thruppence.
IREMEMBER when going to the beach involved nothing more complicated than mum and dad having thruppence each for a deckchair?