(one's) two penn'orth

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(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

your two penn'orth

BRITISH, OLD-FASHIONED
Your two penn'orth is your opinion about something, even if nobody has asked you for it. I'm just putting my two penn'orth in, that's all. Note: People sometimes replace two with another number. The meeting dragged on for more than five hours to ensure that they all had their four penn'orth. Note: The usual American expression is your two cents' worth. Note: `Two penn'orth' means `two pennies' worth'.
See also: two
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They feel it's their prerogative and right, to write detrimental things about schools and members of staff and by doing so they get the sheep that follow and add their two penn'orth in even though they haven't a clue to what has gone on and much prefer to join in the slating whether it is true or not, they just make it up as they go along, and only believe what they want to, they don't care about the truth gossip and hearsay is far more exciting, it's very sad that their lives must be so boring, dull and unfulfilling that they get some sort of kick from doing this sort of thing, I do pity them.
And no, before any Freudians reading this stick their two penn'orth in, I have absolutely no idea what she was referring to.
Hundreds have already offered their two penn'orth as we say in Yorkshire.
35pm There's been much hype about George Michael's comeback, with anyone who's anyone putting in their two penn'orth about his latest album Symphonica.
So that Roman Catholic, Jewish, Hindu and atheist commentators all feel entitled to submit their two penn'orth on its little local difficulty in the matter of women bishops.
Those pulling the strings will argue that everyone had the opportunity to throw in their two penn'orth - but the truth is that the whole affair was a fait accompli before the proper debate started.
According to industry expert David Bailey, of Coventry University, as many as 20,000 jobs in the UK could be riding on this, but there are even more on mainland Europe, so there will be no shortage of people seeking to put in their two penn'orth.
By the time that owners, trainers, racecourses, jockeys, breeders and bookmakers have had their two penn'orth, the great leap forward has been watered down into some barely noticeable step sideways.
Now that the bits and bobs are on full view, the ladies can start to throw in their two penn'orth.
It's doubtful whether Keegan will find time to analyse the input of the third-rate DJs, retired spin-doctors and twittering newscasters who have thrown in their two penn'orth (or, indeed, the Euro equivalent) today.
And the dastardly feminists have added their two penn'orth, arguing that women should keep control of their own bodies and not give them up to technology which, apparently - in spite of thousands of capable female scientists - is male- oriented and therefore essentially alien to women.
Endless worthies queue up to add their two penn'orth to this outrage, to ask - somewhat illogically - "did our heroes die for this?
SAY what you like about Ryan Moore - and there can't be many who haven't had their two penn'orth in the last week or so - but he is a joy to watch.
I think it's nice the way everyone throws in their two penn'orth," says Vera.