Are You a Nuisance with Your Two Cents?

Welcome everyone to another episode of Get the Word! I am your host Mike Butler. In a recent episode I used the phrase My Two Cents in a joke about the four penny coffins mentioned in the hangover episode. It got me thinkin’, how far back can I trace the use of this phrase, ‘my two cents’? So that’s what we’re going to dive into today. 

Let’s start with what it means. My Two Cents is a phrase that some people say when they want to give their opinion on something, often when it’s not asked for. Here, I’ll use it in a sentence: "I’m always putting in my two cents, even though no one ever asks for my opinion". 

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