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Toonie

An informal term for the Canadian two-dollar coin. It was introduced in 1996. See also: Canadian dollar.
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Stephen Hart, a New Brunswick Anglican, has asked his church to be actively involved in the HIV/AIDS relief and education campaign of the Primates World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) by contributing a toonie ($2 coin) or more in the collection plate each week or each month.
Twenty-year-old Toonies have seen Narnia more often than the fourth round of the FA Cup, and the last bloke to score in a Wembley final for us is 64 shortly.
The recovered substance is believed to be 2CI, a Class A hallucinogenic drug chemically related to 2CB which is also known as Bromo, Nexus, CB, Performax, Spectrum, Venus, Erox, Cloud Nine or Toonies.
COM manufactures and distributes Rachel's Gourmet Potato Chips and distributes confectionery products, including SourSimons, GummyGuys, Loonies, Toonies, and Y2K and Millennium Chocolate Coins in the U.
The recovered substance is believed to be 2CI, a Class A hallucinogenic drug which is chemically related to the better known 2CB that is also referred to as Bromo, Nexus, CB, Performax, Spectrum, Venus, Erox, Cloud Nine or Toonies.
Ray Hall replied: "Don't cry too much Toonies - us in Gateshead have had this for over a year now, but they still take the same money for a pittance of services
The whole sorry episode serves to illustrate how differently toonies and country folk behave: I wept buckets for the chicks while Wee Emily just felt annoyed that the monster mobster Jock had survived to chase her round the field another day