penny pincher


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penny pincher

Someone who is extremely frugal, niggardly, or miserly with their money; someone who is very unwilling or reluctant to spend. My ex-husband was such a penny pincher that, on the rare occasion we would go out to eat, he wouldn't even leave a tip! It was when I was completely broke in college that I became something of a penny pincher.
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Simi Valley City Councilwoman Barbra Williamson said she has been shopping at Penny Pinchers for years, an experience she described as a journey back in time.
I, too, was holding my breath, expecting the Red Sox of the automotive world to choke again at the last moment, acquiescing to corporate penny pinchers and allowing substandard seats, ugly plastic and cheap knobs on the interior.
He was later filmed going into the Penny Pinchers shop in the town centre before being tracked going back home at 1.
Special Features include: The Making of Penny Pinchers, Q&A with Song Joong-ki and Han Ye-seul, press conference, poster shoot, VIP premiere footage, original South Korean trailers, and cast and crew bios, plus additional 5 Points Pictures trailers.
They deserve respect, thanks and a decent wage - not a kick in the teeth by short-sighted penny pinchers.
Send your suggestions to Penny Pinchers, Sunday Mercury, Colmore Circus, Birmingham B4 6AZ or send your e-mails to SundayMercury@mrn.
But then along come the penny pinchers of the health board to take away that little crumb of comfort.
That last sentence will sound painful to the penny pinchers at the SFA.
The penny pinchers tried to keep the town from appropriating a nickel," said Mr.
A sense of humour is important, and no penny pinchers please.
GCG employees across the country participated in fundraisers such as penny pinchers, casual Fridays, GCG shirt and fleece jacket sales, and various functions sponsored by the company's employees.
And, as an extra bonus for the penny pinchers - and who isn't with the scandalous rip-off petrol prices?
I should say from the outset that the a la carte menu is not for penny pinchers although bar meals are available at lunchtime.
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