10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THREEPENNY BIT»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to threepenny bit
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'Worth a Threepenny Bit
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Survey English Dialects
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... form of a symmetrical dual uniform association of its properties. This distinction
is between substances and individual bodies or systems. I have in my pocket a
threepenny bit; I say it is made of silver (not pure silver—but that does not matter).
Norman Robert Campbell, 2013
The Unsung Artistry of George Orwell: The Novels from ...
Connolly cites the following passage where Gordon is squirming because of his
possession of a threepenny-bit: Because how can you buy anything with a
threepennybit? It isn't a coin, it's the answer to a riddle. You look such a fool when
Dr Loraine Saunders, 2013
'Worth a Threepenny Bit
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.
The Pleasures of Ignorance
They at once relieved themselves of a nuisance, and enjoyed the luxury of
flinging the gleam of silver on to the plate. Many a good Baptist has trusted to his
threepenny bit's being mistaken for a sixpence, by the neighbours, at least -
Robert Lynd, 1stworld Library, 2005
B-Berry and I Look Back
“An easy thing to remember is that a brilliant-cut diamond, weighing ten carats, is
almost exactly the size of a threepenny bit. (It looks considerably larger, but that is
its actual size.) The trouble is that you very rarely see a diamond as large as ...
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Ware. throepenny shot. A beef-steak pudding, globe-shaped: artisans':——1909 (
Ware). threepenny upright. See threepenny bit. throepoeny (pronounced
thruppenny) vomit. Fish and chips: low Glasgow:—1934. three, thrip; threp(p)l,
God's Good Man: A Simple Love Story
A threepenny bit with a 'ole in it! To think of a man like that turnin' to the sup'
stitions o' maids an' wearin' a oley bit o' silver! It do make me wild! – it do reely
now!" And snorting with ineffable disdain, Bainton almost threw his ladder into the
My mother give me a threepenny — bit. So I run to the Shope to See if I can get
Somthing nice for it. but I dropt it. and it roled down a grid. So I had to Pul it up to
get it out. but to my serpise I found half— crown, a sixpence, and my threepenny ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THREEPENNY BIT»
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Blighty's 12-sided quid to feature schoolboy's posterior
... polygonal quid, which pays homage to the classic threepenny bit, while boasting "multiple layers of cutting edge technology" intended to thwart counterfeiters. «The Register, Mar 15»
New £1 coin: Teenager's drawing picked to be new design on …
The 15-year-old's design for the new coin - which will be the same shape as the old 12-sided threepenny bit - was picked from more than 6,000 entries and will ... «mirror.co.uk, Mar 15»
Retailers face £200m bill to get the country ready for 12-sided £1 coin
Its replacement will be a reworking of the old-fashioned threepenny bit, which last circulated in 1971. And the Government will imbed tiny luminescent particles ... «Daily Mail, Dec 14»
It has 12 sides, but new £1 coin is failing to cover all the angles
It is designed to look like the classic threepenny bit last minted in 1970, but its shape and high-tech security features, designed to. Subscribe now. Login. Already ... «The Times, Nov 14»
Stand Up to Cancer event raises £1000
A charity fund rasing day was held at the Threepenny Bit Hall in Cwmbran. Pictured is hairdresser Karra Wade who is doing a 12 hour hairdressing fundraiser for ... «South Wales Argus, Oct 14»
10 folk music highlights for autumn 2014
Threepenny Bit are an eight-piece folk and ceilidh band who are based in Hampshire and Pantomime Cannon, their third album, is bursting with energy. There's ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 14»
New £1 coin to be based on threepenny bit design
Billed as the most secure coin in the world, and styled on the a 12-sided threepenny bit, the coin is to be put into circulation in 2017. The 30-year-old coin has ... «Gloucestershire Echo, Oct 14»
Metal detectorist to make a mint after Kings Clipstone coin find
The silver threepenny bit, which is 350 years old, was recently found in the ploughed field at King Clipstone, and US experts believe it could sell for a ... «Mansfield Chad, Sep 14»
In praise of… pennies from heaven
The amateur treasure hunter found a 17th-century colonial threepenny bit in the ground in Nottinghamshire, and has been told it may be worth a million pounds. «The Guardian, Sep 14»
Minted! Dug up in a Midlands field, a £1m 'perfect' US threepenny bit …
How the 17th century threepenny bit ended up in the village of King's Clipstone, Nottinghamshire, is not known but last night coin collectors from around the ... «Daily Mail, Sep 14»