[Corpora-List] Numpties and bennies

Noah A Smith nasmith at cs.cmu.edu
Wed Dec 6 21:04:01 CET 2006


I've heard the term "benny" used to refer to a $100-bill, which
features Ben Franklin's face on the front. I think it's (jazz?)
musician slang: a weeknight gig that pays two bennies is rare. It's
not productive; I have not heard other bill denominations called
"georgies," "andies," or "abies."

Noah





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