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I Remember When Dollar Stores Were Called Dime Stores

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    Rip Off!

    We had pound shops in England ... and in Ireland before the introduction of the Euro.Now that Ireland has Euros we have the "Two Euro Shop"  .... there's nowhere near two Euros to a British Pound ... that's either inflation or a huge rip off ... I think I know which!
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    Ben Franklin!

    Oh, I miss you, Ben Franklin! You were so fun to go to when I was a kid... the smell, the store setup... great memories!
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Sep 1, 2012

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    The 5 & Dime

    Woolworths, Newberrys, etc. For a kid they were a fairly land. Plus for adults they had a bit of so MUCH.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 4 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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    Dime Stores?

    You ask, what are dime stores? FW Woollworth, Rexall Drug, Grand Central, etc.. All old dime stores! And I remember penny candy too! Or three pieces for 2 cents! Wow, those were the days, huh! Coke was in glass bottles and was a quarter. I used to love going into woolworths and...
    Totallypauly Totallypauly 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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