the grey pound

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the grey pound

The economic purchasing power of elderly people as a group. Primarily heard in UK. As the baby-boom generation enters old age, many different markets are trying to capitalize on the burgeoning influence of the grey pound.
See also: grey, pound
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Suunto Core, Glacier Gray pounds 235 from Snow + Rock, Birmingham There are watches and there are watches.
Winner: 47 inch LG HD TV worth pounds 950, LG Blu-ray player worth pounds 159.99, Jamo Speaks pounds 255 A Perfect Getaway pounds 19.99 and Dorian Gray pounds 24.99 on Blu-ray.
1 David O'Leary pounds 26,750, 2 Steve Bruce pounds 18,050, 3 Jim Smith pounds 16,100, 4 Barry Fry pounds 14,666.67, 5 Sir Alex Ferguson pounds 14,300 6 Sir Bobby Robson pounds 9,600, 7 David Pleat pounds 8,083.33, 8 Gordon Strachan pounds 7,600, 9 Andy Gray pounds 5,000, 10 Peter Reid pounds 4,833.33,
Players for sale: Kevin Phillips pounds 5m, Thomas Sorensen pounds 4m, Michael Gray pounds 3.5m, Gavin McCann pounds 3m, Tore Andre Flo pounds 4m.
He said he still owed Andy Gray pounds 100 for a bet that Blues would finish above Aston Villa last season.
1 David O'Leary pounds 28,750, 2= Jim Smith pounds 12,100, 2=Sir Bobby Robson pounds 12,100, 4 Steve Bruce pounds 12,050, 5 Gordon Strachan pounds 10,600, 6 Barry Fry pounds 9,000, 7 Harry Redknapp pounds 6,375, 8 David Pleat pounds 6,000, 9 Sir Alex Ferguson pounds 4,300, 10 Peter Reid pounds 3,000, 11 Andy Gray pounds 2,000, 12 Sam Allardyce pounds 2,000