another day, another dollar

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another day, another dollar

A phrase referring to the uneventful course of one's working routine. A: "How was work?" B: "Not bad. Another day, another dollar." I never thought I'd grow up to work in an office, come home, and say, "Another day, another dollar," just like my dad, but here we are. A: "Anything exciting happen at the office today?" B: "Nah, not really. Another day, another dollar, you know how it is."
See also: another, dollar
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another day, another dollar

Another day’s work is done. The expression became current in the United States in the early twentieth century, presumably when a dollar a day was a living wage.
See also: another, dollar
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