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    I was wondering if you've ever heard such an exprassion for the US dollar?

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    I haven't.

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    Default Re: federal diploma

    "Federal Reserve Note" is the nomenclature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "Federal Reserve Note" is the nomenclature.
    "I could use a few extra of those federal doplomas."?

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    I would have absolutely no idea what the person meant by that.

    Often, the non-standard expressions people ask about, which are really single-use creations that are plays on words, are understandable.

    The one is not.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: federal diploma

    Hi everyone,

    I would understand it (even given the lack of context) as an ironic or humorous expression between two speakers who understand it to be so.

    Greetings,

    Charliedeut

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