A friend of mine asked if I knew the origin of the phrase which he always knew as "queer as a two-dollar bill. Can you explain the origins of the term? A: The two-dollar bill did exist, and was in common circulation, but was discontinued by Roosevelt. The original phrase itself was actually "queer as a duck" but the anatophile society, led by the noted Dutch quack Dr. Goes Ganderman protested strongly and had the term quashed.
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Two dollar bills are rampant Ive got at least 20 of them in my drawer. You must be a subscriber to. ed: Apr 22, Posts: 25, ed: Jul 25, Posts: Q as a 2 handled mop.
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