loose change


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loose change

A small, usually insignificant amount of money, typically consisting of coins. I always try to donate any loose change I've got into the charity boxes in convenience stores. It isn't much, but hopefully, it helps a little bit. My wife and I put our loose change in a big jar at the end of the day.
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Lockey, who claimed to be after money to buy his daughter Christmas presents, grabbed a box containing loose change and made a run for it.
Making my little contribution helps me to feel better about myself and giving loose change to charity provides me a cheap way of easing my conscience and removing guilt.
The name of the bank manager concerned to be contacted will be displayed by the CVM if there is shortage of loose change and maintenance work is needed.
TODAY'S TIP: Put your loose change into a plastic bank cash bag to go through security at the airport, so you don't have to mess around with picking up coins from the tray.
A survey by Ronald McDonald House Charities has revealed that 57 per cent of people in the UK have pounds 1 to pounds 10 of loose change with them most of the time, but only seven per cent donate any of the money to charity.
With the temperature touching minus 10 degrees Celsius and a cold wind blowing down Rideau Street, there were few passersby willing to toss loose change into Manasie's paper cup as he huddled in a doorway.
5m in loose change in their homes, a new study has found.
Smashed nearside rear quarterlight window to enter vehicle and steal ipod and loose change.
Summary: That jingle of loose change in your pocket -- usually reserved for a morning coffee or pick-me-up -- could be your golden ticket come 11am, as the doors to the first ever spring edition of the much-hyped Gitex exhibition open today.
Among all the surveyed markets, the Japanese have an astounding $337 in loose change just lying around forgotten and unused.
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A survey conducted for Netmums users and released today by Coinstar, revealed that just under 70% of households have loose change lying around their home that never make it to a savings jar, equating to [pounds sterling]60 a year per household on average and a shocking accumulative [pounds sterling]1.
While PS75 is loose change to the golf establishment, it's lots of money to most, especially the unemployed, students and OAPs - the very people who certainly won't be able afford the cost of a Ryder Cup ticket but who would have loved the chance to participate.
Pockets top the list of the most likely place to find loose change, with 39 per cent of people finding money in them.
Returning home, I empty my pockets into a large vase in the hall: bits of lint, scraps of paper, loose change, a piece of string.