Two Bob


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Two Bob

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for a 10-pence coin, which is worth 1/10 of one British pound.
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What person in their right mind would want to dismantle our NHS and go back to the "good old days" when if you had a cold your mother gave you half a crown to go to the GP and a further two bob to go to the chemist and get a bottle of coloured water to alleviate your sore throat?
Sadly, a return to the 'Gods' or terraces, at two bob a time through the gates, is unlikely.
Having said racing here was not worth two bob when So You Think began his European campaign last year, he used the same phrase when reacting to Racing New South Wales's decision not to introduce synthetic surfaces last week.
Hammers chairman Sullivan later added: "Tony Fernandes wanted to buy 51% of the club for two bob.
They would come back with carrier bags full of them and we would sell them We got two bob for those hankies.
THIS time last year few would have given two bob for Gary Caldwell's chances of still being a Celtic fixture 1 2 months on.
Martin O'Neill is not into wasting two bob on players, so if he was willing to pay pounds 12million for one then that tells you what he thinks of James Milner - which is the same as a lot of other people in the game think of him.
According to the company, the iTunes special edition of "Modern Times" includes two Bob Dylan videos: "Things Have Changed," and the iTunes exclusive "Jokerman.
which more often than not was two bob (10p) and after the game the winner would buy a couple of beers then the loser would buy a couple, so I suppose it was more a social thing.
Two Bob Kisses--one from Vermont and one from West Virginia-have resigned their respective legislatures.
Afterwards Brannigan refused to discuss the incident leaving number two Bob Dickson to explain his side's collapse.
You got two bob (I think) for a 56lb sack, and woe betide if you got caught stuffing in vines to make up the weight.