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Old 18th July 2018, 03:18 PM   #434399  /  #358
Prince Humperdinck
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Read my posts with the following stupid accent: 'Murica
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Originally Posted by nostrum View Post
No we are not a people prone to frippery
Interesting. "Dime" appears to be just a North American thing.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten-cent_coin

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A ten-cent coin or ten-cent piece is a coin minted for various decimal currencies worth 10 cents.

Examples include:

the United States ten-cent coin, better known as the US dime
the Canadian ten-cent coin, better known as the Canadian dime
the Australian ten-cent coin
the New Zealand ten-cent coin
the Hong Kong ten-cent coin
the Singapore ten-cent coin
the Brunei ten-cent coin
the dubbeltje, ten-cent coin of the decimal Dutch guilder (Netherlands)
the 10 cent euro coin used in several European countries known as the eurozone
the Namibian ten-cent coin
the ten-cent coin of the South African rand
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