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I'm Susan Clark with words and their stories a program in special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never been too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting their jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is, I'm working for chicken feed. It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seeds fed to chickens made people think of small change. Small change means metal corns of not much value like nickels which are worth five cents. And early use of the word chicken feed appear in an American publication in 1930. It told about rich man and his son. Word expert / says it read: I / neither the kid nor his father ever thought a nickel or a dime. They would not be interested in such chicken feed.

Chicken also has another interesting meaning known to history expert and World War Two spies and soldiers. Spy expert Henry S.A. / writes this some German spies working in London during the war also work for the British. The British government had to make the German's believe their spies are working. So British officals give them mostly false information, it was called chicken feed. The some person who protests that he is working for chicken feed may also say I'm working for peanut. She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is a very diffenent meaning from the main one in the dictionary. That meaning is small nut the growing on the plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert / says it is as early as 1855 on American pubilcation use the words peanut enter/. That meant political trouble makers who did not have lots of support.

Another reason for saying working for peanuts maybe link to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in the circus. They receive food not money. One of the food they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of area and American theater. A gallery is a high seating area, or / above the main floor. The peanut gallery get its name because it is the part of the theater most the distance where the show takes place. So peanut gallery tickets usually cost less than other tickets, people pay a small amount of money for them.

This Special English Program for words and their stories was written by Jerry Watson. This is Susan Clark.
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I'm Sueson Clock with words and their stories , a program in Special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has the same that the person can never be too rich . Americans like the people in other countries always want more money , one way they expressed is by pertexting that their jobs do not pay enough.A common expretion is I'm working for Chicken Feed.It means working for very little money. The expression propably began because seeds fat to chicken made the people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value like nicalls which are worth 5 cents.

An early use of the word Chicken Feed appeared in America publication in 1930. It told about the rich man and his son. Word expered mixfor value says it red: I'll beg the nider kid nor his father ever saw a nical or dimp.They would not be interested in such Chicken Feed.

Chicken Feed aslo has another interesting meaning known to history experts and world words to spies and soldiors. Spy expert Hanry. S.A. expected rised German spies working in London during the war , also work for the British. The British goverment had made the German believe their spies were working. So British official gave them mostly false imformation.It was called Chicken Feed.

The same person who protests that he is working for Chicken Feed, may also say" I am working for peanut." She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is very different meaning from the main one in the dictionary. That meaning is small notes that grow on the plant. No one knows for sure how a word for someone to eat , also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one.

Word expert Midformanue says that is early as 1854 , an American publication used the words Peanut Angitators that meaned political trouble makers who did not have a lot of support.Another reason for the seen working for peanuts maybe links to elephants.

Think how the elephant are payed for their work in the serkers. They recieve food not money. One of the food they like best is peanuts.When you add the words galerin to the word peanut , you have the name of area in the America theatre. A galerin is a high sitting area or bilklin above the main flore. The Peanut Galerin got its name because it is the part of the theatre most distance from where the show takes place. So Peanut Galerin tickets cost less than other tickets. People pay small a mount of money for them.

This Special English program words and their stories was writen by Jary Washan . This is Suson Clock.22:28
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I’m Susan Clock with words and their stories, a program in special English on the voice of America. Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other world want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their job is not paid enough. A common expression is I’m working for chicken feed. It means working for very little money. The expression properly began because seeds fed to chickens made people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of no much value like nickels which are worth 5cents. And early use of the word chicken feed appeared in the American publication in 1930. it told about a rich man and his son. Word expert Mitfer Mathew says he read “I’ll bet neither kid nor his father ever saw a nickel or dime. They would not have been such interested in such chicken feed.” Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and world war two spies and soldiers. Spy expert Harry SA decade writes that some German spies working in London during the war also worked for the British. The British government had made the German believe their spies were working, so British officials gave them mostly false information. It was called chicken feed. The same person who protests he is working for the chicken feed may also say I am working for peanuts. She means she is working for small amount of money. It is a very different meaning from the main one in dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on the plant. No one knows for sure something to eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert Mitfer Mathew says it was as early as 1854. An American publication used the word peanut agitator that meant political troublemakers who did not have a lot of support. Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts maybe linked to elephants. Think of how the elephants are paid for circus. They receive food not money. One of the foods they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you had the name of an area in an American theatre. A gallery is a high seating area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut-gallery got its name because it is the part of the theatre most distant from where the show takes place. So peanut-gallery tickets usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.
This special English program words and their stories was written by Jerry Wateson. This is Susan Clock.
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I’m susan clark with words and their stories a program in special English on the voice of America. Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person never be too rich . american likes people in other country always want more money . one way they express this is by protesting their jobs do not pay enough . a common expression is I am working for chicken feed. It means working for very little money . the expression probably began because \ feed for chicken make people think of small change .small change means metal coin of not much value like nicle which worth five cents . an early use of words chicken feed appear in America in publication 1960. it told about rich man and his son word expert \ . I will bet nether the kid or his father ever saw an necle or dial, they would not be interested in such chicken feed . chicken feed also has another in incristing meaning know for history expert and world war 2 spy and sorcher . spy expert \ write some germen \ in London during war also work for the British . the British government had made the germen ‘s believe their spy for working . so british official gave them mostly faults information . it was called chicken feed . the same person who protest his working for chicken feed may also say I am working for peanuts . she means she’s working for small amount of money . it is very different meaning from the main one in the dictionary . that meaning is small nuts grow on the plant . no one knows sure how a work for something to eat also can to mean something very small but a peanut is a very small food . the expression is an old one . word expert \\ said it is as early as 1854 . and american publication use the words peanut \ . that \ trouble maker who did not have a lot of spout . another reason for saying about working for peanuts may be link to elephant . think of how elephants are paid for their work in circus . they receive food not money . one of the food they like this is peanuts . when you add the word gallery to the word peanut . you have a name of area in America theater . a gallery is a high seating area or \ above the main floor . the peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of theater . most distant from where the show take place .so peanut gallery tickets usually cost lease than other tickets . people pay a small amount of money for them . this special English program words and their stories was written by jerry Watson . this is susan clark .
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I'm Susan Clark with Words and Their Stories-- A program in Special English on the Voice Of America.

Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like many people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is 'I am working for chicken feed'. It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seeds fed to chickens make people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value, like nickels which are worth five cents.

An early use of the word 'chicken feed' appeared in an American publication in 1930. It told about a rich man and his son. Word expert M.M says it read 'I'll bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickel or dime. They would not have been interested in such chicken feed'.

Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War II spies and soldiers. Spy expert Henry S.A / writes that some German spies working in London during the war also worked for the British. The British government had to make the Germans believe their spies were working. So British officials gave them mostly false information. It was called chicken feed.

The same person who protests that he is working for chicken feed, may also say 'I am working for peanuts'. She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is a very different meaning from the main one in a dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on a plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something very small, but a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one, word expert M.M says that as early as 1854. An American publication used the words 'peanut agitators'. That meant political troublemakers who did not have a lot of support.

Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts maybe link to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in the circus. They receive food not money. One of the food they like best is peanut. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of an area in an American theater. A gallery is a high seating area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distance from where the show takes place. So peanut gallery tickets usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.

This Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jerry Watson. This is Susan Clark.

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I'm Susan Clark with Words and Their Stories - a program in Special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is "I am working for chicken feed." It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seeds fed to chickens made people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value, like nickels which are worth five cents. An early use of the word "chicken feed" appeared in an American publication in 1930. It told about a rich man and his son. Word expert Medfer Mephew says it read "I'll bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickel or dime. They would not have been interested in such chicken feed."

Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War II spies and soldiers. Spy expert Henry S A Becket writes that some German spies working in London during the War also worked for the British. The British government had to make the Germans believe their spies were working. So British officials gave them mostly false information, it was called "chicken feed".

The same person who protests that he is working for chicken feed may also say "I am working for peanuts." She means she is working for a small /an/ amount of money. It is a very different meaning from the main one in a dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on a plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert Medfer Mephew says that as early as 1854, an American publication used the words "peanut agitators". That meant political troublemakers who did not have a lot of support.

Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts maybe link to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in a circus. They receive food not money. One of the foods they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of an area in an American theater. A gallery is a high seating area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distant from where the show takes place. So "peanut gallery tickets" usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.

This Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jerry Watson. This is Susan Clark.
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I'm Susan Clark with Words and Their Stories - a program in Special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is "I am working for chicken feed." It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seeds fed to chickens made people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value, like nickels which are worth five cents. An early use of the word "chicken feed" appeared in an American publication in 1930. It told about a rich man and his son. Word expert M M says it read "I'll bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickel or dime. They would not have been interested in such chicken feed."

Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War II spies and soldiers. Spy expert Henry S A Becket writes that some German spies working in London during the War also worked for the British. The British government had to make the Germans believe their spies were working. So British officials gave them mostly false information, it was called "chicken feed".

The same person who protests that he is working for chicken feed may also say "I am working for peanuts." She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is a very different meaning from the main one in a dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on a plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert M M says that as early as 1854, an American publication used the words "peanut agitators". That meant political troublemakers who did not have a lot of support.

Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts maybe link to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in a circus. They receive food not money. One of the foods they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of an area in an American theater. A gallery is a high seating area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distant from where the show takes place. So "peanut gallery tickets" usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.

This Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jerry Watson. This is Susan Clark.



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I'm Susan Clark with Words and Their Stories - a program in Special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is "I am working for chicken feed." It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seeds fed to chickens made people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value, like nickels which are worth five cents. An early use of the word "chicken feed" appeared in an American publication in 1930. It told about a rich man and his son. Word expert Mitferd Mathews says it read "I'll bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickel or dime. They would not have been interested in such chicken feed."

Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War II spies and soldiers. Spy expert Henry S A Becket writes that some German spies working in London during the War also worked for the British. The British government had to make the Germans believe their spies were working. So British officials gave them mostly false information, it was called "chicken feed".

The same person who protests that he is working for chicken feed may also say "I am working for peanuts." She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is a very different meaning from the main one in a dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on a plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert M M says that as early as 1854, an American publication used the words "peanut agitators". That meant political troublemakers who did not have a lot of support.

Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts maybe linked to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in a circus. They receive food not money. One of the foods they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of an area in an American theater. A gallery is a high seating area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distant from where the show takes place. So "peanut gallery tickets" usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.

This Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jerry Watson. This is Susan Clark.
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' I'm Susan Clark with Words and Their stories, a program in special English on the Voice
of America. Almost every language in the world has the saying that a person can never be too
rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money.
One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough. A common
expression is “I am working for chicken feed” .It means working for very little money .The
expression probably begin because seeds fed their chicken may people think of small
change .Small change means net coins but not with too much value like nikels which are
worth five cents.
An early use of the word “chicken feed” appeared in the American publication in1930 .It
told about a rich man and his son. Word expert N.M. says it red by neither the kid nor his father
ever saw a nickel or dime.It's not been interested in such chicken feed.
Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World
War II spies and soldiers. Spy expert H.SA.B. writes the German spies working in London
during the war also worked for the British.
The British government has made the Germans believe their spies were working so
British Officials gave them mostly false information. It was called chicken feed.
The same person who protests that he is working for chicken feed may also says “I'm
working for peanut”. She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is very
different meaning from the main one in the dictionary. That meaning is a small nuts that grow
on the cliff.No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean
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This special English program Words and Their stories was written by Garry Watson This is Susan Clark.
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I'm Susan Clock with words and their stories,a program in the special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world that has a saying that a person can never be too rich.Amercian like people in the other countries always want more money.One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not paid enough.A common expression is:"I'm working for chiken feed"It means working for very little money.The expression probably began because seeds fed to chicken made people think of small change,small change means nickel coin of not much value like nickles which are worth five cents.An early use of chicken feed appeared in American publication in 1930.It told about a rich man and his son.word expert Niffer Nephews says it read I will bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickle or a diamond.they would not have been interested in such chicken feed.Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War Two spies and sodiers.Spy expert Henry SA.Bakid writes that some German working in London during the war also worked for the British.The British goverment had to make German to believe their spies were working.So British officials gave them mostly force information.It was called chicken feed. the same person who protests that he is working for chicken feed may also say that I'm working for peanuts.It means I'm working for a small amount of money.It is a very different meaning from the main one in the dictionary,that meaning is small nuns that grow on the planet. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something small,but a peanut is very small food.Their expression is an old one.Word expert Miffer Nephews said that is as early as 1854 a publication used peanut andgytators that meant political trouble-maker who did not have a lot of support.Another saying about working for peanut maybe linked to elephants.Think about how elephants are paid for their work in the circus. They receive food not money,one of the food they like best is peanuts.When you add the word gallery to the word peanut,you have the name of area in the American theater.A gallery is a high sitting area for balcony above the main floor. the peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distance from where the show takes place.So peanut gallery tickets always cost less than other tickets.people pay a small amount of money for them.

This special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jerry Watson.This is Susan Clock.
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I'm Susan Clark with Words and Their Stories, a program in Special English on the Voice of America.
Almost every language in the world has the saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough.

A common expression is "I am working for chicken feed ". It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seeds fed to chicken may people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value, like Nickels which are worth five cents. An early use of the word "Chicken feed" appeared in the American publication in 1930. It’s told about a rich man and his son. Word expert N.Mathiew says it’s read, “I 'll bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickel or dime. They would not have been interented in such chicken feed." Chicken Feed" also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War Two spies and soldiers. Spy expert H. writes that some German spies working in London during the war also work for the British. The British government had made the Germans believe their spies were working. So British officials give them mostly false information. It was called "Chicken feed".

The same person who protests that he is working for "Chicken Feed" may also say "I am working for peanuts”. She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is the very different meaning from the main one in the dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on the plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert N.M says that is as early as 1854 on the American publication use the words Peanut Agitators that meant political trouble-makers who did not have a lot of support. Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts maybe link to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in the circus.

They receive food not money. One of the foods they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of the area in an American theater. A gallery is a high seating area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distant from where the show takes place. So peanuts gallery tickets usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.
This Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by J.W
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I'm Susan Clark with Words and Their Stories, a program in Special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has the saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough.

A common expression is "I am working for chicken feed ". It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seeds fed to chicken may people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value, like Nickels which are worth five cents. An early use of the word "Chicken feed" appeared in the American publication in 1930. It \ told about a rich man and his son. Word expert N.Mattew says it \ read, “I 'll bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickel or dime. They would not have been interested in such chicken feed.

"Chicken Feed" also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War Two spies and soldiers. Spy expert Henrry S.A. writes that some German spies working in London during the war also worked for the British. The British government had to make the Germans believe their spies were working. So British officials give them mostly false information. It was called "Chicken feed".

The same person who protests that he is working for "Chicken Feed" may also say "I am working for peanuts”. She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is the very different meaning from the main one in the dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on the plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert N.M. says that is as early as 1854 on the American publication use the words Peanut Agitators that meant political trouble-makers who did not have a lot of support. Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts may be linked to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in the circus.

They receive food not money. One of the foods they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of the area in an American theater. A gallery is a high seating area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distant from where the show takes place. So peanuts gallery tickets usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.

This Special English program Words and Their Stories was written by Jerilyn Watson. This is Susan Clark.
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I am Susan Clark with Words and their Stories, a program in special English in Voice America.

Almost every laungage in the world has a saying that a person can never be to rich.

Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is “I am working for chicken fee”. It means working for evry little money.

The expression probably began because seeds fed to chickens made people think of “small change”. “Small change” means metle corns of not much value, like nickle which are worth five cents.

An early use of the word chicken feed appeared in the American Republication in 1930. I t told about richman and his son. Word expert, Mr. Mathue, says its read: “I’ll bet neigher the kid nor his father ever saw a nickle or dime. They would be interesting in such chicken fee.”

“Chicken fee” also has another interesting meaning known history expert and world war to spies and soldiers. Spy expert, Henry, S. A. Decket writes that some German’s spies working in London during the war, also worked for the British. The Britsh government had made the Germany’s belief their spies will work. So British officials gave them mostly faulse information, it was called “chicken fee”.

The same person who protests that he is working for chicken fee may also say I am working for peanuts. She means she is working for small amount of money. It is very different meaning from main one in the dictionary, that meaning is small nuts that grow on the plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat. Also, came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is very old one, word expert, Mr. Mathue, says that is as early as 1854, an American Publication used the words Peanut Agitators, that meant political trouble makers who did not have a lot of surport.

Another reason for the saying about working for peanut, maybe link to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in the circuts, they received food not money. One of the food they like best is peanut.

When you add the word gallary to the word peanut, you have the name of the area in American theater. A gallary is high sitting area or balcony above the main floor. The peanut gallary got its name because it is the part of theater most distant from where the show takes place. So peanut gallary tickets usually cost less than other ticket, people pay a small amount of money for them.

This Speical English Program Words and their Stories was written by Jerri Wahson. This is Susan Clark.
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I am Susan Clerk with Words and their Stories, a program in Special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is "I am working for chickenfeed". It means working for very little money.

The expression probably began because seeds fed to chicken made people think of small change. Small change means nut or corns of not much value like nickles which are worth five cents. A early use of this word chickenfeed appeared at the American publication in 1930. It told about a rich man and his son. World expert N.M says it red I will bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nickle or a dime. They would not been interested in such chickenfeed.

Chickenfeed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts and World War 2 spys and soldiers. Spy expert H writes that some german spys working in London during the war also work for the Birtish. The British government had made the germans believe their spys were working. So british officials gave them mostly false information. It was called chickenfeed.

The same person who protest that he is working for chickenfeed may also say "I am working for peanuts". She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is very different meaning from the main one in the dictionary. That meaning is small nuts that grow on the plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean someting very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert N.M says that is as early as 1954. An American publication used the word Peanut Agitators. That meant politic trouble makers who did not have a lot of support.

Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts maybe link to elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in the circus. They receive food not money. One of the food they like best is peanuts. When you add the word gallery to the word peanut. You have the name of an aera in the American theater. A gallery is a high sitting area or balcony above the name floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of the theater most distant from where the show takes place. So peanut gallery tickets usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.

This special english program Words and their stories was written by G.Whaton. This is Susan Clerk.
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I’m Susan Clark with Words and Their Stories, a program in Special English on the Voice of America.

Almost every language in the world has a saying that a person can never be too rich. Americans like people in other countries always want more money. One way they express this is by protesting that their jobs do not pay enough. A common expression is I’m working for chicken feed. It means working for very little money. The expression probably began because seat feed to chickens may people think of small change. Small change means metal coins of not much value black nicles which are worth 5 cents. And early use of the word chicken feed appeared in American publication in 1930. It told about a rich man and his son. Word expert Mitfer Mathew says it read, I’ll bet neither the kid nor his father ever saw a nicle or dying. They would not had been interested in chicken feed.

Chicken feed also has another interesting meaning known to history experts. And world war two spies and soldiers. Spy expert Henrry SA backed writes that some German spies working in London during the war also worked for the British. The British government had to make the Germans believe their spies were working. So British officials gave them mostly fault information, it was called chicken feed.

The same person who protests that he was working for chicken feed may also say, “I’m working for peanuts.” She means she is working for a small amount of money. It is a very different meaning from the main one in the dictionary. That meaning is small nuts but grow on the plant. No one knows for sure how a word for something to eat also came to mean something very small. But a peanut is a very small food. The expression is an old one. Word expert Mitfer Mathew says that it as early as 1854 and American publication used the words peanut agitaters. That means political trouble makers who did not have a lot of support. Another reason for the saying about working for peanuts may be linked to the elephants. Think of how elephants are paid for their work in surface. They would say food, not money. One of the foods they like best is peanuts.

When you add the word gallery to the word peanut, you have the name of an area in an American theater. A gallery is a high seating area for blackening above the main floor. The peanut gallery got its name because it is the part of a theater most distant from where the show takes place, so peanut gallery tickets usually cost less than other tickets. People pay a small amount of money for them.

This Special English Program Words and Their Stories was written by J.W. This is Susan Clark.
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