A dollar millionaire that is, even though it might be enough for most Swedes to become a millionaire in their own currency.
In short, municipalities could only get back eight cents on every dollar that was invested in publicly built stadiums and arenas.
The first video got more than 230,000 page views on YouTube, but the two say they get about a dollar per 1,000 views.
The Japanese yen, the euro, and the Australian dollar also fell slightly against the dollar.
Bain reaped a windfall of $20 for every dollar it put into a company called Ampad.
This so pleased Noel that he advanced my wages to a dollar and a half a week.
When her dollar gloves were shabby and would not button at the wrist?
He had put in six hundred dollars when every dollar was a ducat.
This firm is sound as a dollar and it's going to stay sound as long as I'm at the helm.
I have not got any ten cents,” said Phonny—“only a quarter of a dollar.
1550s, from Low German daler, from German taler (1530s, later thaler), abbreviation of Joachimstaler, literally "(gulden) of Joachimstal," coin minted 1519 from silver from mine opened 1516 near Joachimstal, town in Erzgebirge Mountains in northwest Bohemia. German Tal is cognate with English dale.
The thaler was a large silver coin of varying value in the German states (and a unit of the German monetary union of 1857-73 equal to three marks); it also served as a currency unit in Denmark and Sweden. English colonists in America used the word in reference to Spanish pieces of eight. Continental Congress July 6, 1785, adopted dollar when it set up U.S. currency, on suggestion of Gouverneur Morris and Thomas Jefferson, because the term was widely known but not British. But none were circulated until 1794.
When William M. Evarts was Secretary of State he accompanied Lord Coleridge on an excursion to Mount Vernon. Coleridge remarked that he had heard it said that Washington, standing on the lawn, could throw a dollar clear across the Potomac. Mr. Evarts explained that a dollar would go further in those days than now. [Walsh]The dollar sign ($) is said to derive from the image of the Pillars of Hercules, stamped with a scroll, on the Spanish piece of eight. Phrase dollars to doughnuts attested from 1890; dollar diplomacy is from 1910.