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Re: More Bodies Found Behind Bank Till

Posted by ESC on July 15, 2003

In Reply to: More Bodies Found Behind Bank Till posted by Mei on July 15, 2003

: Hi,

: Could anyone tell me what the following headline means?

:
: More Bodies Found Behind Bank Till

: Thanks.

I'm not sure. Unless it means more bodies were found behind the bank counter...not evident when a person first walks in the door.

A till (Merriam-Webster online) is:

Main Entry: 4till
Pronunciation: 'til
Function: noun
Etymology: Anglo-French tylle
Date: 15th century
1 a : a box, drawer, or tray in a receptacle (as a cabinet or chest) used especially for valuables b : a money drawer in a store or bank; also : CASH REGISTER
2 a : the money contained in a till b : a supply of especially ready money