My two cents

Posted by James Briggs on March 27, 2003

In Reply to: My two cents posted by Bruce Kahl on March 26, 2003

: : What is the meaning and origin of my two cents? Thanks.

: It means to add your opinion as in:
: "I think George Bush is an international criminal/terrorist and should be prosecuted as such--just my two cents".

In Britain it was 'my two penn'orth'(=pennyworth) - not much heard these days.