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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wooden_nickel

In the United States, a wooden nickel is a wooden token coin, usually issued by a merchant or ... This adage, too, precedes the use of wooden nickels as a replacement currency, suggesting that its origins lie not in the genuine monetary value ...

idiomation.wordpress.com/2011/01/04/dont-take-any-wooden-nickels

Jan 4, 2011 ... Learn the history behind the saying "don't take any wooden nickels" at www. idiomation.wordpress.com.

www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/9/messages/248.html

In Reply to: Wooden nickel posted by James Briggs on June 16, 2001. : : : What does the phrase "don't take any wooden nickels" come from? : : : Thanks for your  ...

www.quora.com/What-does-the-phrase-dont-take-any-wooden-nickels-mean-and-where-did-it-originate-from

This is used as a silly "warning" or bit of folk advice -- particularly meant for country folks ... Proverbs, Sayings and Adages · Phrase Origins · Phrases.

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/don%27t_take_any_wooden_nickels

Depression-era expression relating to privately minted wooden tokens which resembled coins but were used as commemoratives or promotional items.

www.thebillfold.com/2015/03/the-history-of-the-wooden-nickel

Mar 19, 2015 ... Actual Wooden Nickel After my post ran yesterday about advice from my father, including “Don't take any wooden nickels,” my Aunt Marjy ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Don%27t%20Take%20Any%20Wooden%20Nickels

Don't let anyone get over on you! Be alert and aware of shady people. (Often said as a goodbye)

english.stackexchange.com/questions/33589/what-is-the-origin-of-the-phrase-stand-on-your-head-and-spit-wooden-nickels

Jul 10, 2011 ... And I wouldn't start a kid on piano lessons at all until he wanted it so much that he was willing to stand on his head and spit wooden nickels.

www.waywordradio.org/wooden-nickels

Sep 17, 2011 ... ... plus: making money hand over fist, don't take a wooden nickel, ... Another theory is that the expression originated in mining and the use of ...