Why Is a Ten Dollar Bill Called a Sawbuck?

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The ten dollar bill has been a slang for a sawbuck because of an x looks like a sawhorse. A buck is slang for a dollar. So with the these two put together it is called a sawbuck.
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The 10 dollar bill was calleda sawbuck because it incorporated an "X"
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A sawbuck is shaped like an 'X' which is the roman numeral for the number 10. Thus, a double sawbuck is XX, or a twenty. And a sawbuck is used to hold logs for cutting into firewood
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Early $10 bills had the Roman numeral X (ten) as one indicator of their denomination. The form of the X resembled a carpenter's sawbuck, a kind of platform that's used to hold logs
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Because they name after the president Anonymous
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