Vee (curtainlady) wrote in thequestionclub,
Vee
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Hmm

I was wondering this morning - does anyone know the origin of the slang term 'quid'? Here in Britain we call a pound a quid. It just occured to me that that's a pretty odd word to use, so I was wondering if anyone knew how we came to call it that, or why?

Thanks (:
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