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"It's too bad you can't get federal matching funds, whatever they are."
Tags:matching funds, mizer, miser, misers, miserly, greed, greedy, government greed, federal matching funds, matching funds, cost-sharing, in-kind, fund, funds, funding, public interest, public interests, banker, bankers, banking, money-driven, profit-driven, campaign, presidential campaign, presidential campaigns, politician, politicians, candidate, candidates, money in politics
"I got it this far - don't stop me now."
Tags:you can't take it with you, take it with you, taking it with you, money, greed, greedy, death, die, dies, dying, rich, riches, wealth, wealthy, elite, elites, expectation, expectations, heavenly gates, heaven's gate, gates of heaven, capitalist, capitalists, capitalism, stingy, miserly, miser, misers
Tags:recliner, recliners, budget, budgets, armchair, armchairs, arm-chair, arm-chairs, economize, economise, economizing, economising, economizes, economises, furniture, budget furniture, budget armchair, living room, living rooms, money problem, money problems, problem solving, upside down, comfort, comfortable, cheap, cheapskate, cheapskates, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers, penny pincher, penny pinchers, miser, misers, misery
"The trick is to keep the rainbow directly over the gold."
"I gave on the E train."
Tags:subway, subways, underground, undergrounds, underground train, railway, railways, busker, buskers, busking, busk, busks, musician, musicians, street performer, street performers, street performance, subway musician, subway musicians, performing monkey, performing monkeys, commute, commutes, commuter, commuters, commuting, public transport, philanthropy, philanthropist, philanthropists, charity, charities, charitable, charitable donation, charitable donations, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers
"See! We have the Grand Canyon to ourselves!"
"Happy birthday, Judy. And for all the other employees born in October, November, December or any of the other months, happy birthday to you, too."
Tags:birthday, birthdays, happy birthday, happy birthdays, employee, employees, employer, employers, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, birthday cake, birthday cakes, office job, office jobs, office politics, boss, bosses, manager, stingy, stingyness, stinginess, penny pincher, penny pinchers, penny-pincher, penny-pinchers
"That's out of my price range. Do you have anything that's free?"
Tags:diamond ring, diamond rings, engagement ring, engagement rings, diamond, diamonds, ring, rings, jewelry, jeweler, jewelers, jeweller, jewellers, jewellery, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, jewelry store, jewelry stores, jewelry shop, jewelry shops, jewellery shop, jewellery shops, jewellery store, jewellery stores, price range, prince ranges, price-range, price-ranges, romantic gesture, romantic gestures, romance, romances, proposal, proposals
"I'd just like to let you know that even in good times I'd let you get the check."
"Does this come in anything cheap?"
Tags:shop, shopping, shoppers, shopper, clothes shop, clothes shops, clothes store, clothes stores, consumerism, consumer, consumers, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, clothing shop, clothing shops, fashions, trend, trends, cheap skate, cheap skates, stingy, stinginess, poor, inexpensive, cheaper alternative, frugal, frugality, miser, miserly, astute, thrifty, thriftiness
"No more peanuts until you buy another round of drinks."
Tags:peanut, peanuts, round of drinks, drinks round, drinks rounds, nut, nuts, bar nut, bar nuts, pub nut, pub nuts, freeloader, freeloaders, free-loader, free-loaders, freeloading, free-loading, drinks, drinks, barmen, barman, landlord, landlords, publican, publicans, freebie, freebies, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers
"He came with the office."
'The bank gave us a 100 million credit line. Why won't you loan me a quarter?'
Alternative Dickens: Scrooge Is Audited.
Tags:scrooge, ebenezer scrooge, dickens, charles dickens, alternative dickens, audit, audits, auditor, auditors, write-off, write-offs, written off, greed, greedy, greediness, accountant, accountants, accounting, personal accountant, personal accountants, christmas carol, christmas, miser, misers, miserly, stingy
"Look, darling - two pieces of old rug, nailed to our slippers, and Hey Presto! - no need for expensive carpets...!!"
'You know, I always buy supermarket cava rather than fancy Champagne, and I challenge anyone to tell the difference.'
"I'm not ordering any lunch, Caswell - I'm going to eat yours."
"How soon will this be a remnant
Tags:fabric, fabrics, fabric remnants, fabric remnant, remnant, remnants, dressmaking, clothes making, fabric store, fabric stores, fabric shop, fabric shops, shop, store, shops, stores, haberdasher, haberdashers, deal, deals, looking for a deal, skinflint, penny-pincher, miser, miserly, vintage, 1940s
"Someone in the building recently password-protected their Wi-FI and I'm wondering if it was you."
"I'd like to buy you flowers. Can I borrow your credit card?"
"How come I never see that smile?"
Tags:irony, ironic, couple, couples, artist, artists, art, self portrait, portrait, portraits, self-portrait, portraiture, paint, painter, painting, paints, smile, smiling, why do you think, stupid question, ask a stupid question, couples, couple, married life, marriage, fishwife, fish wife, miser, misers, misery, cranky, grumpy, reality, fantasy, expectation, realities, unhappy, unhappy marriage, nag, nagging
"After seventeen years of marriage, could we once not split the check?"
Tags:splitting the check, splitting the cheque, money management, cheapskate, cheapskates, miser, misers, going dutch, date, dates, date night, date nights, husband, husbands, wife, wives, joint bank account, joint bank accounts, commitment phobia, shared finances, integrated finances, bank account, bank accounts, financial independence
"If you'd like a separate checks I'd like separate tables."
Things were going downhill all evening for Brad and Zelda until they finally reached a tipping point.
"What wine goes best with a cheap date?"