Dollars and Sense

English translation: play on words

17:21 Apr 24, 2005
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English term or phrase: Dollars and Sense
What is the meaning of Dollars and Sense in English, please
dshamebo
Local time: 12:41
English translation:play on words
Explanation:
It's a play on words. The term is "dollars and cents" meaning the monetary units. As you have it, it's referring to sound money management.

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-04-24 17:25:17 GMT)
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Taking care of your dollars makes sense. : )
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dollars and sense
play on words


Explanation:
It's a play on words. The term is "dollars and cents" meaning the monetary units. As you have it, it's referring to sound money management.

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-04-24 17:25:17 GMT)
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Taking care of your dollars makes sense. : )

Robert Donahue (X)
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agree  Will Matter
2 mins
  -> Thanks Will

agree  Krisztina Lelik
14 mins
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agree  Can Altinbay: On the money again. (Hmmm, not that I've written this, I have to ask forgiveness. :) ).
21 mins
  -> Haha...forgiven! :Thanks Can

agree  Balaban Cerit
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agree  Lietta Warren-Granato
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agree  Maria Karra: It also happens to be that part of the newscast -on CNN headline news, I think- that talks about the stock market.
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  -> That's right! I had forgotten about that. Thanks Maria

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agree  RHELLER: rationality and money :-)
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