[General] buttons and washer

Raymott

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I haven't heard it, but I guess it means that they haven't spent any real money on players - only buttons and washers. I suppose you know that 'washers' in this context means the ring shaped metal objects that you fit onto bolts before the nut.
 

Charlie Bernstein

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In the U.S., cheap people supposedly put buttons into the church collection basket instead of coins. In England, they probably use washers, too.
 

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In the U.S., cheap people supposedly put buttons into the church collection basket instead of coins. In England, they probably use washers, too.

I think the few people who still go to church in the UK probably put real money in the collection plate but once upon a time, you were probably right.
 
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