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Old 10-20-1999, 08:25 PM
Torgo Torgo is offline
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I'm a-lookin' at one right now. Can't see no saws on it...??

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Old 10-20-1999, 08:27 PM
Future Bible Hero Future Bible Hero is offline
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The "X", as in ten, looks like a saw horse.
Old 10-20-1999, 08:29 PM
typertrphy typertrphy is offline
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A hand saw costs $ 10.00
Old 10-20-1999, 08:37 PM
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if you saw ten bucks, you could change them in for a ten dollar bill
Old 10-20-1999, 08:52 PM
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From What's the origin of the word "buck"? :
Curiously, "sawbuck," a ten-dollar bill, appears to be only indirectly related to buck. It got its name because some old ten-spots were denominated with Roman numeral Xs. The Xs looked like the X-shaped arms of the benches sawyers used to hold up logs for cutting. (Pictogrammic depiction: X-X.) The benches, which were vaguely similar to today's sawhorses, were called sawbucks.
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