A close look at filthy lucre

Money is dirty, filthy in fact, take a close look at these British coins. Lucre from the Latin lucrum meaning riches, as in lucrative. See also cash, dosh, bread (bread and honey, Cockney rhyming slang), moolah, dough, loot, lolly, loose change, coppers, coins, shrapnel, spondulix (from either the spondulox shell or spondylo- meaning spine/vertebrae for how a pile of coins looks, …etc.

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