Ayrton Senna

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Ayrton Senna

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 10 pounds. The term derives from the name of Ayrton Senna, a racecar driver in the 1980s and 1990s. In Cockney rhyming slang, Senna rhymes with a casual pronunciation of tenner. It is sometimes shortened to Ayrton.
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You don't know if your car is going to get broken into," said Ayrton da Silva, who was at the stadium when the postponement was announced.