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Rhyming slang, Oscar Asche ⇨ cash. Asche (1871-1936) was an Australian actor, director, and writer. Earliest documented use: 1917.
“People are throwing away money. Not just valuable things, but actual oscar/moola/cash money.”
Sunday Mail (Adelaide, Australia); May 22, 2011.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. -John Cage, composer (5 Sep 1912-1992)