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Penny

The formal or informal name for the smallest unit of many currencies. One penny is usually equal in value to one cent or the equivalent.
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4 old pennies) should be referred to in speech, presumably because it was assumed that we'd continue to say penny, pennies and pence.
Even pennies jangled expectantly and swaggeringly in your pocket and unlike the piddling modern penny they could buy things.
I was in a package store recently -- somebody at home obviously needed treatment for snakebite -- and left six pennies in the change dish.
People like pennies, and they want the government to keep making them.
We don't want to see our pennies and nickels melted down so a few individuals can take advantage of the American taxpayer.
Consider this: The stack of pennies is heavy and does not move when the can rolls.
The coins were inspected and weighed daily; photographs and roentgenograms were taken of the pennies at the start and end of the experiment.
org/windows/ pennies, or by writing to World Wildlife Fund, attn: Pennies for the Planet, 1250 24th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037.
Since many people save pennies anyway, church officials hit on the idea of asking people to turn in their pennies to build a new church.
Since 1982, swallowing pennies has become more dangerous.
New evidence indicates that swallowing pennies minted after 1981 poses an especially dangerous threat to children and pets.
The Opinion Research poll found that over three-quarters of those surveyed (77%) were opposed to rounding cash transactions fearing merchants will raise prices rather than lose pennies and round down.