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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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The Illuminati is a sect said to have originated in 18th century Germany and which is allegedly responsible for the pyramid-and-eye symbol adorning the $1 bill in America.
Extended-Term Loans: Loans with terms of more than 60 months total 63.9% of the $1 bill. pool and 64.0% of the $1.5 bill.
Mexico match on June 29, 2014?' (Cooling break); 'Who is this queen on whom Shakespeare and Bernard Shaw wrote plays, Asterix met her while Elizabeth Taylor portrayed her on screen?' (Cleopatra); 'Nephrology is the branch of medicine dealing with which organ chiefly?' (Kidneys); 'Which US president's portrait is on its $1 bill?' (George Washington), and 'Which was the first city in southern hemisphere to host a summer Olympic way back in 1956?' (Melbourne).
In the cartoon above from Ireland, how does the cartoonist play around with the features of the $1 bill?
He also penned the illustration on the back of the $1 bill.
I taught an insurance class at Washington University last year and I started off by giving everyone in the class a $1 bill. I told them they had just formed an insurance company and were now responsible for anything that happened to me or any damage I caused during the semester and asked if they had any questions.
To give you an example, take the $1 bill, which we don't make but is a good example.
Sometimes you aren't so lucky and you only get a $1 bill. My older sister, Nasrin, somehow is always lucky and gets the big money!
* Would you stop to pick up a stray $1 bill on the ground?
He also identifies a sense people have that totalising systems --science, global states, the church--have a capacity to generate history, to categorically transform the human condition, and that such capacity is imminent in what is most to hand, from the Internet to the design on the US $1 bill. What is uppermost--the desire for a static and global myth, a metaphysics that tells us why we are all here; or a hunger for history, the desire to re-enter the world and act on it--is something we will, perhaps, find out.
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