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$1

(programming)
The first positional parameter in shell programming and related languages. Occurrences of $1 are replaced by the first actual argument provided by the user when the shell script is run. $2 is replaced by the second argument, and so on up to $9.

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Since it was founded, the Bank of Canada has issued two commemorative bank notes: a special $1 note celebrated Canada s 100th anniversary in 1967 and a commemorative $25 note was issued in 1935 in honour of the Silver Jubilee of King George V.
government of replacing the $1 note with a $1 coin four times over the past 20 years, most recently in April 2000.
Bush on the $1 note, others included the Barbie doll.
When the smallest bank notes were worth $1 and a newspaper cost a penny, a $1 note was not liquid; it would not be accepted for most everyday transactions.
The $1 note will not be redesigned; the Treasury Department does not feel the $1 is at great risk.
WASHINGTON -- A new report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that the elimination of the $1 note for a $1 coin is not a viable money-saving solution for America's debt.
The $100 note is in circulation for 67 more months than the $1 note.
The report indicates that eliminating the $1 note would save the country $4.
In summary, a $1 coin would produce a substantial budgetary gain for the federal government, provided that the $1 note is withdrawn from circulation.
The GAO estimated that phasing out the $1 note and increasing circulation of the $1 coin would save taxpayers an average of $184 million annually and a total of $5.
The average life-span of a $1 note is eight to 18 months.