Posted by Joyce on January 29, 1998 at 22:10:12:
I was rereading my favourite parts of P&P when i came across the term pin money. Mrs Bennett is in raptures over the amount that Jane and Elizabeth will have.
What is pin money? is it the equivalent of pocket money that the husband gives the wife to spend? Where did the term come from?
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