Dead Presidents


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Dead Presidents

In the United States, a slang term for money. The term derives from the fact that the faces of past U.S. presidents appear on some bills.
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The author's focus is on the popular culture aspects of the dead presidents, and his book, with varying emphasis, examines what keeps them alive in the culture.
They take their cues not from dead presidents, but Ho Chi Minh, Samora Machel and Fidel Castro.
What's striking about this memorial is its simplicity, if you compare it to monuments in Washington to dead presidents this is very much down to a natural scale and it's what the Kennedy family particularly liked about it, it appealed to their sense of history and the president's links to Britain.
BEEMICKSEE Laryngitis Three bands playing gigs in student land starting with hip hop loon BeeMickSee, who's on the bill for a free show at The Speakeasy next Thursday, supporting the Dead Presidents.
IN the centre of Washington, there is a park full of monuments - mainly to dead presidents and to wars.
They give us valuable televisions and toys in exchange for ugly pieces of paper with pictures of dead presidents.
Now vying for space among review copies of recent spirituality releases (mine) and doorstop-sized tomes about dead presidents (my husband's) are The Cat in the Hat, Blueberries for Sal and assorted children's literature.
Starting from Zero with $0" is a must for those who want to change the world without having dead presidents to back you up.
of highjacking dead presidents, militancy a drama deferred--a moody
If it's got more receipts than faces of dead presidents, it's time to lighten your back pocket.
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