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for dhing

  • n  a former British bronze coin worth a quarter of a penny

  • By an act of government, Britons last week spent their last farthing.
  • But I'm happy to see Atlantis back in the news, and not just because one or two more fans of mythology might spend a farthing at Amazon for every Atlantis book still in print.
  • You have recently commented upon the abolition of the farthing in Great Britain, and some of the consequences.
News & Articles

  • The family of Brookelyn Farthing say they just want to know that their daughter/ sister is safe. Video
    The family of missing teen, Brookelyn Farthing, says disappearing is out of character for the girl. Police said she was last seen in a Berea home on Sunday morning.
    June 26, 2013 - ABC 36 Lexington
  • Kentucky Girl, 18, Missing After Suspicious Couch Fire
    The family of Brookelyn Farthing, the missing 18-year-old Kentucky girl, warned today that “if someone’s got her … it’s God that’s going to deal with you,” while police said they are still holding out hope that the girl could have dropped out of sight of...
    June 26, 2013 - ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News
  • Teen Missing After Suspicious Fire
    The family of Brookelyn Farthing, the missing 18-year-old Kentucky girl, warned today that “if someone’s got her … it’s God that’s going to deal with you,” while police said they are still holding out hope that the girl could have dropped out of sight of...        
    June 25, 2013 - ABC News
Quotes

  • Ulysses S Grant in Thaindian.com (blog)
    3.Ulysses S. Grant said in 1869: "To protect the national honor, every dollar of Government indebtedness should be paid in gold, unless otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract. Let it be understood that no repudiator of one farthing of our...
  • Rhona Brankin in Press and Journal
    Rhona Brankin, Labour shadow education secretary, said: "We have heard nothing, not one brass farthing has the SNP said they are going to spend on school building programmes, and that's frankly an outrage."
  • Arthur Scargill in WalesOnline
    Mr Scargill said he wouldn't pay "a brass farthing" to bankers and financial institutions responsible for the economic crisis.

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