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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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With fewer than seven known breeding pairs in the state of Vermont in the early 1980s, loons were listed as state endangered in 1987.
Both sides had half-chances near the end of the first-half, with Sons keeper Grant Adam parrying a John Baird effort and Loons keeper Marc McCallum doing likewise from a Dom Thomas shot moments later.
The Loons should of grabbed a late equaliser but Allan Smith headed wide from great position.
Nina is New York's leading authority on loons and she's been conducting loon research in the Adirondacks for more than a decade.
Whitney said loons are territorial, returning to previous nesting locations, and will usually establish nests with two eggs by the end of May, with an incubation period of about a month.
Critique: The loons are a group of aquatic birds found in many parts of North America and northern Eurasia (Europe, Asia and debatably Africa).
The loons noisily carrying on outside my window as they engage in mating and raising another chick for loondom, the season of Pentecost, and questions about "my" spiritual gifts, inspire me to pore over the biblical texts that have to do with the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
The Raven and the Loon is a retelling of a traditional Inuit folktale about how these two birds evolved into their present-day appearances from their original white plumage.
The second semi-final saw unbeaten and firm favourite Lance's Loons win their tie as they progressed to face the Terror Squad in the final.
Fruit Loons exposes foreign invasion of socialism and its destructive impact on American freedom and prosperity, and is a major resource tool in restoring constitutional liberties in America.
Red-throated Loons, Western Grebes, and Common Murres represented the greatest proportion of examined birds (92%, n = 284, Table 1).
READING the Examiner's story on the council cuts meeting I was stunned by the comments by Clr Molly Walton calling the people protesting 'loons'.