Q: Where did the term pinching pennies originate?

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The term dozen means a grouping of 12 and comes from the French term douzaine. This grouping term is perceived to be one of the earliest primitive groupings.

From ynce derived from the Latin uncia "twelfth part".

The term 'end of the line' means the final outcome or the conclusion. Synonyms are stopping point, wrap-up and closing. It is not quite certain from where the term originated.

Each Line is a Different Way (11 Ways)100 Pennies & 0 Dimes90 Pennies & 1 Dimes80 Pennies & 2 Dimes70 Pennies & 3 Dimes60 Pennies & 4 Dimes50 Pennies & 5 Dimes40 Pennies & 6 Dimes30 Pennies & 7 Dimes20 Pennies & 8 Dimes10 Pennies & 9 Dimes0 Pennies & 10 Dimes

Are we talking about Sterling (GB Pounds) or US Dollars? In the US , pennies is a casual name for 'cents'. In the UK it is the correct term for the smallest denomination of currency. Since both currencies use the 'century' scale. In the the UK 100 pennies = 1 pound ; 100 p = £1.00 In the US 100 cents(pennies) = 1 Dollar. ; 100 c = $1.00 Hence 524272 pennies, divided by 100 = 5242.72. It follows in the UK it is £5,242,72p and in the US it is $5,242.72c.

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