toonie


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toonie

, twonie
Canadian informal a Canadian two-dollar coin
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Beeston responded to his critics by saying, "We're trying to put some integrity back into our ticket pricing." Beeston's negative attitude towards ticket discounting might, in part, also have been in response to the Blue Jays "toonie Tuesday" (in Canada a two dollar coin is a "toonie") promotion of the previous regime.
Gavin Hastings latched on to the 'Toonie flip', a sublime reverse pass from Townsend which found the full-back bursting through a gap to score and convert himself for Scotland's first win at the Parc des Princes.
It will be the best toonie you've spent in a long time.
A 44-page 'chap book' specifically written for young readers ages 6 to 10, "Dirkle Smat And The Viking Shield" is enhanced with bonus pages for children to form their own Explorer's Club similar to that of the young protagonists Dirkle, his little brother Quid Smat, and friends Toonie Oobles, Fiddy Bublob, and Bean Lumley.
The test lexemes were drawn from broadly experienced sectors of Canadian life such as food and drink (e.g., chip wagon, two-four), money (e.g., loonie, toonie) and hockey (e.g., peewee, atom).
When I grab my toonie and walk into the grocery store tonight, I suspect that for the first time I may actually wonder how my $1.31 will be allocated in the dairy industry.
A few people are watching, and a toonie has been joined by loonies.
Greenberg received the "Toonie Award" as cartoonist of the year from Cartoonists Northwest, an organization for cartoonists in fifteen states.
Augusta was Tiger Toonie - and it was just a little loonie to suggest he could lose there.
At less than a toonie each, the blanks are coming down to a price similar to that of floppies a few years ago.
And although our too-serious-by-half music press will loath them, Toonie, Sponge, Shooter and Buzz (the boys), Puddy and Boop (the girls) should be good for at least one summer of infectiously inane success...
With Toonie taking over the national rugby team back in May, he wanted to expand his horizons and learn the secrets behind the Belgians' rise in football.