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bourbonmots commented on the word dollars to doughnuts
My grandmother used to say, "I'll bet you a nickel to a burnt doughnut..." Have not heard it anywhere else. (She used to work in a bakery, so it may have been her own play on dollars to doughnuts).
August 31, 2011
bilby commented on the word dollars to doughnuts
Our equivalent is London to a brick.
August 29, 2011
dollars to doughnuts: It’s a virtual certainty , as "It’s dollars to doughnuts that the team will make the playoffs." This metaphoric term pits dollars against doughnuts as in a bet.
– American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms
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