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Re: 23/80

Posted by Paul on June 14, 2008 at 09:43

In Reply to: I'll bet you 23/80 posted by David on September 19, 2003

The above phrase refers to the WPA (Works Progress Administration) weekly wage during the "Depression Era." Another way of stating it would be, "I'll bet you a weeks pay (salary)."