[Ads-l] Antedating of "Phoney"

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 5 02:04:38 UTC 2019

FS:  << "This gang has succeeded in floating in the Twin Cities an immense
amount of the finest work of "phoney" plates and molds ever seen by the
officials." >>
GT:  << Plates for counterfeiting currency and molds for coins, I think. >>
WB:  Well, I'm sure it was a cabal of renegade dentists peddling
black-market dentures & tooth molds.

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