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penny

n. a police officer. (A play on copper. See the note at copper.) The penny over on the corner told the boys to get moving.
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NOW, you turn around and QUICKLY pick up each penny. You will KNOW which one was chosen!
Some organizations have already moved to banish the penny on a small scale.
Edith Matthai, Penny's attorney said Penny and his family were on a vacation in Tennessee when he was arrested.
At around 18 months old, Penny was also diagnosed with Dandy-Walker syndrome, a congenital brain malformation involving the cerebellum - an area at the back of the brain that controls movement - and the fluid filled spaces around it.
That man, as a boy in short pants, could have had a nice treat in a sweet shop with my Indian Head penny, this penny already two decades old in his childhood.
A pretty penny is a lot of money; pennies from heaven bring unexpected but welcome financial benefits; by looking after the pennies you will look after the pounds and show yourself to be someone who can concentrate on saving small amounts to lead to larger sums; and in for a penny in for a pound represents wholehearted commitment to something.
I don't think I've seen a penny rescued from a gutter, even by a kid, since Gary Hart was running for president.
Penny has no desire for dying and Me-Me's portrayal of heaven does not sound all that heavenly for her granddaughter.
The Penny Lane Timeline Course has already completed two of its four sessions, but anyone interested can still attend this Wednesday and the following Wednesday at 70 Penny Lane (3pm to 4pm).
It now actually costs the Mint more than a penny to make a penny.
"After producing the penny for Canada since the Mint opened in 1908, the last distribution of this iconic coin is a sentimental turning point in our history," said Ian E.
Leeds is the author of Invest in Penny Stock, publisher of the world famous Peter Leeds penny stock newsletter (over 35,000 subscriptions sold), and pubic investing speaker.
On considering the big rip-off with decimalisation in 1971 and the present proposal to discontinue the use of the current penny coin, with the rising costs of living and our involvement with the Common Market and Europe, I am wondering when we will be getting rid of the pounds 1 coin too, as it will be worth so little.
Mint 2.4 cents to make each penny. Producing 7 billion of them each year results in a loss of nearly $100 million.