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When I was a kid in the 1950s, $4 = £1 - therefore, ‘alf-a-dollar’ = 2s6d pre-decimalisation. I can’t say I’ve heard that expression nor ‘dollar’ (£0.25 decimal) for a very long time.


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Its origin appears to be from teen Black AmE, from the ‘50s. Is it used both as a noun and also as an adjective: L-7 (noun) also l-seven [the L and the 7 when put together form a SE square thus a pun on square n. (3b); the word can be accompanied by using thumb and forefinger extended at right angles, forming an L and a 7, and when the two are combined they ...


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According to a Reddit post A square.. hence shape of L7 {} the origin is that the two adjacent characters L7 looks kind of like a square. It doesn't look very square when the riser of 7 is on an angle (as in most modern computer fonts), but if you write it vertically it's pretty close. I found a number of references with definitions (Urban Dictionary, ...


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One of the entries above has the origin partially correct: "1969 Current Slang I & II 53: Humangous, adj. A unit of measure one size larger than monjorious.—Air Force Academy cadets." I once had a dictionary that gave the origin of humungous as being from some cadets at the Air Force Academy in 1959. The definition they had for this word that ...


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"Yep" is an emote of Pepe on Twitch. "Yep clock" is a graphic of this emote and a clock.


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