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Old 14 November 2016, 02:04 AM
Kife33 Kife33 is offline
 
 
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Default The $10 word

is from a mail order service that was around at the turn of the century. It was designed to help you build your vocabulary, and the words you received were dependant on the amount of money you mailed in. $.50, $1, $5, $10 and so on. My source was one of the brief episodes of "The rest of the story" by Paul Harvey. I remember hearing him explain it way back in the early 80's.
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