tuppenny-ha'penny

tuppenny-ha'penny

adj
a variant spelling of twopenny-halfpenny
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You stand there talking about your tuppenny-ha'penny job as if it mattered a cent whether you kept it or not.
But as he engraved his name in history the 29-year-old is praying another tuppenny-ha'penny problem will not halt his PS200million Mercedes winning machine just as it did in Melbourne.
The constant dissecting of evidence, rehashing of conspiracy theories, managers revisiting the row to cover up another poor performance, websites full of tuppenny-ha'penny lawyers, and political figures with no link to the game giving quotes that fan the flames, g quotes ames, FABIO has to stop.
Mill House's last victory came in a tuppenny-ha'penny chase at Wincanton five and a half years after he won the Gold Cup; he bowed out after falling at Ludlow the following month.
Don't blight the future of this site with a tuppenny-ha'penny shed, that once built will be a very poor relation to all surrounding facilities and will not solve the many, many problems all ice users are facing.
Tuppenny-ha'penny clubs like Manchester City would be well advised to hold their tongue when starting to crow - there is far more to having a real name in the game than money.
Surprise surprise it's made by the same goons who ruined The Price Is Right by making it look like a tuppenny-ha'penny cable show.
By implication, too, he also appeared to be saying that he has achieved as much with his small, tuppenny-ha'penny squad as Villa with their pounds 2,000,000 pedigrees.
The organisation he is using is a tuppenny-ha'penny outfit whose biggest contract so far is a poll on dustbins for the South Ribble Borough Council in Lancashire.
And he isn't about to watch his pension scheme get washed down the storm drain of a tuppenny-ha'penny racing stable.
Pearce's bellowing is more suited to the tuppenny-ha'penny London radio station who he works for at weekends.