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monkey money

monkey money
 n.— «“But think of the daily allowance of $500 plus free parking.” “What dat can do? Monkey money dat, cyan buy nutten,” the banter continued. But secretly, there were some who were glad for the so-called “monkey money,” as some prospective jurors were unemployed.» —“Courthouse business: Daddy Oh” by Tony Robinson Jamaica Observer (Kingston) Nov. 13, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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