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Re: Nickels

Posted by Henry on September 05, 2003

In Reply to: Nickels posted by Ron on September 05, 2003

: Can anyone tell me where the phrase "Don't take any wooden nickels" came from and it's meaning

It generally means 'Don't take any counterfeits.' Wooden nickels did exist - they usually had an expiry date and had to be unbroken. See http://www.wooden-nickel.net/history/