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small change

Fig. an insignificant person. (Also a rude term of address.) Look, small change, why don't you just move along? The guy you think is small change happens to own this building you seem to be guarding so well.
See also: change, small

small change

n. an insignificant person. (Also a rude term of address.) The guy you think is small change happens to own this building you seem to be guarding so well.
See also: change, small
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The Charitable Foundation is funded through the Small Change Big Difference(r) scheme where members donate the pennies from the annual interest on their accounts to help charities and good causes.
Readers ready for positive change will find Small Change, Big Results: How Simple Actions Can Reshape Your Life the best place to begin.
She was told that from now on, any consumer could issue a complaint against any shop that refuses to give small change in coins.
Small change has been a technical challenge for coin-based government controlled monetary systems, but we can be reasonably confident that a market-based system would be able to deal with the problem.
Flight Lieutenant Ian Crewe (front left) and the Air Cadets of 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron, who were able to donate a total of pounds 164, present Al Sutton, chairman of Troop Aid, with their bucket of small change.
Despite the credit crunch a survey found British people are flippant about small change with 44 per cent saying they would not bother to pick up a penny from the street, 67 per cent throw coins into fountains and 49 per cent say "keep the change" when buying something just to avoid having to carry loose coins.
Small Change makes one primary argument: that campaign finance regulation has been the result of a competition for electoral resources among various factions within both the major national parties--not a Progressive political tradition rooted in anti-corruption and good-government sentiment, as most contemporary works imply.
But it's good for the shop as we get charged for small change.
As one small change leads to another over time, the accumulation of improved processes can result in significant company-wide adjustments.
Written by associate professor of accounting and Certified Fraud Examiner Herbert Snyder, Small Change Big Problems: Detecting and Preventing Financial Misconduct in Your Library is a no-nonsense guide is a no-nonsense discussion and practical guide to the unique fiscal vulnerability of libraries, and how to safeguard them from thieves--especially thieves who are in a position of trust.
Impressively illustrated with sixteen watercolor artworks by Patti Kern that will attract and keep the attention of children ages 4 to 8, No Small Change by John Luksetich is a unique medieval money math story that teaches preschool and early elementary children the value of money, the skill of counting, and the importance patriotism and of standing up for what they believe in.
Then a further small change "tips" the system and a large effect is observed.
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My small change, which I hoped would start to make a big difference was to cut my intake of fast food in half.
In general, the most reasonable strategy would be to introduce a small change that will snowball.