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Synonyms for ha'p'orth

the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny

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Feeling for his girlfriend, that daft ha'p'orth Steve has a plan to cheer her up.
Feeling sorry for his girlfriend, that daft ha'p'orth Steve has a come up with plan to cheer her up.
I shall not be around, so I had better have my two ha'p'orth now.
We understand this project is far beyond the resources of the Newport community but we fear safety issues are being used as a smokescreen to mask the fact that Newport City Council is once again ``spoiling the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar''.
If you don't take pocket-handkechers and watches,' said the Dodger, reducing his conversation to the level of Oliver's capacity, 'some other cove will; so that the coves that lose 'em will be all the worse, and you'll be all the worse, too, and nobody half a ha'p'orth the better, except the chaps wot gets them--and you've just as good a right to them as they have.
With two apostrophes, I'D'VE for I SHOULD HAVE swallows seven of eleven (64 per cent) letters, and HA'P'ORTH (pronounced HAY-puth: HALF-PENNYWORTH) seven of its fourteen (50 per cent).
It will make not a ha'p'orth of difference either to the structure of the game off the pitch or the standards of play on it.