pin money


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Synonyms for pin money

cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses

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Unofficially, there is to be a scalingdown in part-time staff employed on racedays, mainly those cheerful pensioners seeking some pin money, and, probably more likely, some company.
The sight of West Ham fans attacking their own stewards, who turn up for pin money, was shameful.
However, Gore seems to have been more fascinated by the historical moment at which she began writing: Women as They Are; or, The Manners of the Day (1830), Pin Money (1831), Mothers and Daughters (1831), The Hamiltons; or, Official Life in 1830 (1834), and The Popular Member (1844) all explore the years leading up to 1830, which Gore clearly regards as a benchmark.
In response to the letter from N H Honeyman (Stolen Pin Money, 17.
After all, she probably needs the extra as pin money to put on one side for Christmas or to pay for those little unexpected bills, like when the window cleaner calls the day before she gets her Child Benefit.
Like Senate, today's young women have reaped the benefits of feminism, getting jobs and taking care of themselves to avoid the risk of becoming dependent on men who make them beg for pin money.
Zelizer, The Social Meaning of Money: Pin Money, Paychecks, Poor Relief and Other Currencies.
Staves also discusses other forms of independent property, such as pin money, and the ways in which these funds were used by women and seen by the legal system.
Yes, it may be more suitable to those who want occasional earnings, yet it does render the topic, to a pin money project.
Mr Cullen said: "He looked after everybody for her while she went out earning pin money for the house.
The girl we paid is a music student trying to earn pin money.
This was a frightening incident for the elderly victim who was doing a job he loved to make a bit of pin money and, sadly, he has never fully recovered.
Perhaps then they might get drivers who want to do the job instead of people who are in it for pin money.