10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY»
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"His Excellency": An Entirely Original Comic Opera in Two Acts
This tuppenny ha'penny lump of spite ! A.ll. This tuppenny ha'penny, tuppenny ha'
penny, This tuppenny ha'penny lumo of spite! Christina comes forward. RECIT. —
Christina. Be comforted — his downfall I foresee, All who exceed the bounds ...
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Ex public-house j. tuppenny, n See twopenny. tuppenny-ha'penny. Inferior;
insignificant: urban coll.:— 1909 (Ware). The S.E. form (twopenny-halfpenny) is
much earlier. Tupper. 'A commonplace honest bore': Society coll.: ca. 1842—90. (
Why?: Why Evil? Why Suffering? Why Death?
young, I used to play 'tuppenny ha'penny football'. The 'ball' was a small coin, the
two 'footballers' were larger coins. I and my opponent took turns to flick our
footballer-coin with our pocket combs so as to hit the ball-coin - aiming of course
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
24, 1968 twopenny-farthing adjective of little worth, unimportant UK A
devaluation of TUPPENNY HA'PENNY. • Mr Romeo Roberts here, with his
blazers and his knife-edge crease and his la-de-da talk. A twopenny-farthing
commercial traveller ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
Bernard Shaw and Nancy Astor
Rather funny, I think, that Dulanty, the Irish High Commissioner, calls the Shaw
Society 'a tuppenny ha'penny affair.' Yours sincerely Blanche Patch An
examination of the Evening Standard for this period has not revealed exacdy
what Blanche ...
Bernard Shaw, J. P. Wearing, Viscountess Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, 2005
'You want your tuppenny ha'penny broom back, Joey?' Joe made another grab.
Bob was too quick For him. 'You want your tuppenny ha'penny broom and a pitch
like me and Charlie got?' The dog was giving his shrill little bark now. 53 ALEC.
The First 'Women in Love'
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D. H. Lawrence, John Worthen, Lindeth Vasey, 2002
He was being tipped for office, which was worse. The scandal sheets were also
tipping him as a candidate for financial shenanigans, which was worst of all. '
Nothing but a tuppenny-ha'penny crook,' said Lady Ashbrook, on no evidence at
Blackmailing the Society Bride (Mills & Boon M&B) (Jet-Set ...
'Five hundred, five thousand, or five—frankly, my dear, I don't give a tuppenny ha'
penny damn how many guests there are. All I care about is that you're there, Lucy
.' 'Because you're nearly thirty-five and you want an heir?' She held her breath, ...
Silvertown: The Lost Story of a Strike That Shook London and ...
Decimalization has meant that we are in danger of losing some marvelous
popular expressions such as “tuppenny ha'penny” for something commonplace
as well as a small sum of money. Calculating how much sums of money from the
3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY»
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Giles Coren: 'One morning in 1743 I wake up and we're in the …
I don't know about you, but these tuppenny-ha'penny celebrities penning their life story when they're barely out of their teens make me laugh. And as for that ... «Time Out London, Mar 15»
Malaysian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton hoping his car completes the …
But as he engraved his name in history, the 29-year-old is praying another tuppenny-ha'penny problem will not halt his £200million Mercedes winning machine ... «Mirror.co.uk, Mar 14»
50 Cent weight loss: Rapper loses 4 stone for new movie role …
50 Cent looks more like tuppenny-ha'penny in these shocking pictures posted on his Twitter page. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Pinterest ... «Mirror.co.uk, May 10»