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Loonie

Informal for the Canadian dollar. The term comes from the picture of the common loon, a Canadian bird, on the reverse of the one-dollar coin. The nickname originated in 1987 with the introduction of this coin. See also: Greenback.
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Locals toot their car horns and have a laugh with the Loonies.
Of course, we vet all new members because we do get some REAL loonies approaching us.
IN THE PICTURE Liberal Loonies who play in Division Four of the Cardiff Combined Clubs League.
Both dopey duos were so spectacularly hopeless they unwittingly provided us with a mini-golden period for laughing at the loonies.
Well done to The People for battling the loonies and fighting for decent causes
The Tory candidate in his first campaign, Angus Maude, denounced Sutch and his policies as those of "a raving lunatic" - and so the Loonies were born.
It is not the first time the Loonies have tried their luck at the polls in Cannock Chase, where their regional headquarters are based.
Lord Sutch said at the time: "It's a bad day for the Loonies.
COM (OTC BB: RACH), a full service e-commerce company, with expected 1999 revenues in excess of $35 million, manufactures, distributes and markets nine flavors of Rachel's Gourmet Potato Chips and name brand confectionery products that include Sour Simons, Gummy Guys, and Loonies, Toonies, Y2K and Millennium Chocolate Coins throughout the United States and Canada, and over the World Wide Web: http://www.
Now known as the Rock 'n' Roll Loonies, 11 candidates have been fielded in both parish and district elections in Cannock.
The fact is that times have changed," said Bob Fife, Ottawa bureau chief for The Toronto Sun, "and we are as susceptible to loonies as the Americans.