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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

The address of the White House, the residence of the President of the United States of America, used to refer to the White House or the presidency itself. Primarily heard in US. 1600 Penn. Ave. has not yet taken an official stance on this issue.
See also: avenue

(one's) two penn'orth

One's ideas, opinions, or point of view. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. If anyone wants to hear Dr Sanders' two penn'orth about the anti-vaccination debate, you can tune in to his podcast this Friday. I'd just like to put in my two penn'orth before we finish up the meeting, if I may.
See also: two

stick in (one's) two penn'orth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to stick in his two penn'orth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just stick in my two penn'orth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: stick, two

give (one's) two penn'orth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to give his two penn'orth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just give my two penn'orth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: give, two

put in/stick in your two penn'orth

  (British old-fashioned)
to give your opinion in a conversation, often when it is not wanted Whenever the subject of hunting comes up you can rely on Anthony to put his two penn'orth in.
See also: put, two
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In a few of the shocking high-contrast pictures Penn made of a lower torso scrunched in a chair, the sagging breasts are eyes with sleepy bags under them, and the hinge where the leg connects directly to the belly (bypassing the pubis entirely) reads as an ingratiating smile.
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The Penn Treaty insurance subsidiaries continue to maintain an adequate level of risk-based capitalization for the business they have written since the beginning of 2002.
If Epic hadn't put it out, Penn says, he would have sold his next album on the Internet and at shows.
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amp; the MG's guitarist Steve Cropper dubs Penn ``a rock 'n' roll genius.
With the addition of these two new offices, Mid Penn Bancorp, with assets totaling $488 million, currently operates 14 offices in Dauphin, Northumberland, Schuylkill, and Cumberland Counties.
She's a fantastic actress,'' Penn says of his wife, ``which is always good; it feeds your work.
10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Penn Central Corporation (NYSE: PC) announced that its board of directors has authorized management to develop a plan for the possible spin-off to shareholders of Penn Central's principal manufacturing business, which consist of its wire and cable and materials handling and marine equipment operations.