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- ‘Great movie, but if you've bought it before (the Special Edition, at least), stow your simoleons.’
- ‘Yet another case in point: winning a million simoleons via a game show glitch.’
- ‘And instead of heading off to a mysterious job that you never witness, you sell stuff you find around town and play minigames, including catching fish and making pizzas, to earn those precious simoleons.’
- ‘Factor in figures for median household incomes, and twenty-five grand turns into a little under a million simoleons in today's R&D money.’
- ‘He can recoup a few simoleons on the soundtrack CD.’
- ‘In a single summer of public disinterest, ninety million of the Walt Disney Company's simoleons disappeared into a sea of red ink.’
- ‘When one considers the persistent popularity of this movie, and the number of its stars who went on to impressive film careers, it's a shame Paramount didn't invest a few simoleons in supplemental material.’
Late 19th century: perhaps on the pattern of napoleon.
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