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Posted By: GUEST,olddude
01-Mar-13 - 02:19 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: why is the US dollar called a 'buck?'
Subject: RE: Folklore: why is the US dollar called a 'buck?'
In the early 1800's a dollar was worth a male deer .. literally a buck. Hence the term