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Dollars to dimes

Posted by Bob on July 10, 2005

In Reply to: Dollars to dimes posted by Becky on July 10, 2005

: Greetings. I saw an old link about the phrase 'dollars to donuts' and was wondering about a phrase that my grandmother uses frequently : dollars to dimes. Has anyone heard this before or know if it's incorrect? It always seems to elicit confusion from anyone who hears it, but I can't stop using it!

It's less familiar than "dollars to donuts," but one can't call anything "incorrect" that seems so clear and concise.

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