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lettuce

old-fashioned slang Money. A reference to the green paper currency of the United States. The truck is carrying a lot of lettuce, but it's going to be heavily guarded. Sorry man, ain't got no lettuce these days.
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lettuce

n. money. How much lettuce do you have left?
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Salad was also easy on the digestive system while another consideration was that lettuce didn't need to be accompanied by bread.
My husband wants salad made only with iceberg lettuce, but I'm trying to get him to eat other lettuces that contain more nutrients.
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