2 thoughts on “Regency Word Wednesday”

  1. Cora, I’m old enough to have used the pre-decimalisation shilling but I never heard it referred to as a “twelver”. There were 12 old pennies in a shilling, so that’s probably why it was called a “twelver”.


    1. That makes sense, Carol, and I’m glad you mentioned that. We’ve always had a decimal monetary system in the US, and I have yet to figure out the old British system. I suppose it’s one of those thing you have to use to really understand!


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