Monday, 5th October 2015

by Joshua Gaskell

Fivepenny tax, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪvpəni
Etymology: < five adj. + penny n.

1. One at fivepence in the pound.
2. The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015. ‘A seller must charge a minimum of 5 pence (including any VAT) for each SUCB supplied’.

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