dead president love


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  • n. A piece of U.S. paper currency


Based on the observation that the presidents whose faces decorate U.S. currency are invariably deceased. (Wiktionary)


  • Elihu Root, secretary of state, choking with emotion and in a voice full of tears, made a speech which was a beautiful tribute to the dead president and a clear statement of the necessity of immediate action to avoid an interregnum in the government.

    My Memories of Eighty Years

  • After they landed at an enormous airport that was named after some dead president named Charles Something-or-Other, the flight attendant helped Lisa get her bags down, gave her a comforting pat on the cheek, and chirped that she hoped Lisa would have a lovely weekend in Paris.

    Bubble in the Bathtub


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