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st: RE: RE: Re: RE: RE: "Crude" Random Effects Estimates


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: Re: RE: RE: "Crude" Random Effects Estimates
Date   Thu, 1 Jun 2006 17:45:38 +0100

This also translates into British, 
as "this is just my tuppenceworth" 
(= two pence worth) is a British idiom. 

At current exchange rates, the British token-trivial 
contribution is worth more than the American. I 
wouldn't read too much into that last 
clause, however. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Schaffer, Mark E
> > PS: I didn't understand the joke 0.02.
> 
> This is an Americanism.  When someone says, "This is just my 
> two cents",
> they mean they are making only a small contribution.  Two 
> cents = $0.02.
> Believe me, it's not my joke.  I didn't make this up!

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