Two Pennies to Rub Together, to not have

Meaning of ‘To Not Have Two Pennies to Rub Together’ To not have two pennies to rub together means to be broke; very poor; impoverished. Examples of Use The expression can be used to indicate a temporary lack of funds or ongoing poverty. “I’d like to get a new apartment but I barely have two pennies … Read more

Penny for Your Thoughts, a

‘A penny for your thoughts’ is a common idiomatic expression that has existed since the 1500’s, appearing in a collection of proverbs by John Heywood, from 1546. It is not a proverb, however, by any strict criteria. Meaning of Penny for Your Thoughts We use the expression a penny for your thoughts when we wish to know … Read more

A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned

Meaning of Idiom ‘A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned’ A penny saved is a penny earned is a way of saying that one should not waste money but should save it, even if little by little. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe … Read more