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Buckshot Bear

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  1. Been a LONG time since nails were graded by 'd' here in Oz.....they're all metric sized now. I still have some packets marked with 4d & 8d in my shed.
  2. Even though my ancestors originally heralded from Pommie Land.....I don't understand the Pom's pecuniaries (I just invented that word).
  3. I Googled and the 'd' is from Latin for denarius. That was pretty 'uppity' for us Aussies!
  4. I was four when we changed over to dollars and cents Abilene, but pounds were (£), shillings (s) and pence (d).
  5. NSW Police Exhibition at the Royal Easter Show in the 1970's...... "Look Ma no hands".
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