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toonie

slang A Canadian two-dollar coin. Sometimes spelled "twoonie." (A play on "loonie," a common slang term for the one-dollar coin.) Primarily heard in Canada. Could you lend me a toonie? I don't have enough for the bus.
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Learners are continually faced with gaps in their L2 vocabulary, and they use strategies such as approximation (e.g., a hat instead of a tuque), circumlocution (e.g., one- or two-dollar coin instead of loonie, toonie).
Depicted on the toonie is perhaps one of the most famous Canadian wartime photographs, taken by photographer Claude Dettloff.
Albion Gardens provides a monthly Toonie Lunch--attendance ranges from 70-85 people who each pay $2, making the mission self-sustaining.
The project had asked Canadian Anglicans to record "Silent Night" and contribute a toonie ($2) each to support the Anglican Military Ordinariate, which ministers to the needs of women and men of the Canadian Forces.
Toonie, derived from the Newcastle United Football Club, called Toon Army by English fans.
Unlike Toonie, Sponge, Shooter, Puddy and Boop, I have discovered Buzz is a Sarf Londoner.
In no mood to await the verdict, Lena fished out an extra toonie and plopped it into the man's palm.
Moncur was perceived as a toonie rather than a mackem but both quickly became friends because they were true pros who could only play the game one way - with total commitment.
At that time, Canadian Anglicans were asked to record themselves singing Silent Night and to contribute a toonie each.
On the third Sunday in the month, we enjoy "Toonie Sunday," again with coffee and goodies and a good, old-fashioned visit over coffee and dishes.
TOONIE: He's the handsome devil (pictured front left) and the band's chattiest member.
[Each participant was asked to give at least a toonie ($2) toward the work of the Council of the North.] In all, there were over 500 submissions and the project raised over $100,000 for a suicide prevention program.
Northampton ace Toonie, the most dynamic stand-off in Britain, played at centre against Wales - and helped set up a first-half try for Scott Hastings with a brilliant flip-pass.