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new penny

placing new penny in gift of purse brings recipient good luck. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The old penny coin was a good deal larger than the new penny which replaced it.
But the greatest confusion was over the value of one new penny and 2 pence.
YOUR correspondent in the Birmingham Mail Talkback page stated a poignant story relating to his early Christmas present memories of only receiving a stocking that he hung up and only getting an apple, an orange and a shiny new penny.
Whatever happened to a Compendium of Games, a jigsaw puzzle, Dandy and Beano annuals, a football, an orange and a new penny? I'm just showing my age but they were a treat on Christmas morning when I was a lad, once I'd got home from sweeping chimneys from the inside and washed the soot out of my hair.
London, United Kingdom, August 15, 2014 --(PR.com)-- After releasing several new penny slots during its birthday celebrations in June, and another one last month, WinADay Casino (http://www.winadaycasino.eu) has just launched yet another easy-to-play penny slot.
Cadney The local Barclays Bank at that time, was situated where the new Penny Lane Hotel now is.
The new halfpenny was disposed, of making the minimum increase on goods one new penny.
The new Penny's Lake at Redhill Fishery, Monmouth, was match fished for the first time at the Wednesday open and won with a three figure catch of small carp.
Scars remain, but the new Penny has evolved: "My days had filled with small efforts, sometimes wrenched from the deepest places of my soul, but always guided and supported by God's hands." (October)
Police at the Bromborough pub, Bromborough, Wirral Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY; Police at the Eastham Ferry pub, Eastham, Wirral; The New Penny Farthing pub, Liverpool city centre, which was closed by police
THE new Penny Plain catalogue has also just been released, so if you're on the mailing list you'll already be thumbing through the pages and noticing the special summer holiday clothing section.
A study commissioned to coincide with the anniversary reveals the pound coin is fast becoming the new penny, with over three-quarters of people in the North perceiving it merely as loose change.

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