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  1. silver spoon, old money(noun)

    the inherited wealth of established upper-class families

    "he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth"; "she is the daughter of old money from Massachusetts"


  1. old money(Noun)

    Families that have been wealthy for generations or members of such families.

  2. old money(Noun)

    The monetary system used in the United Kingdom before decimalisation (1971) and consisting of pounds, shillings, pence and farthings.

  3. old money(Noun)

    The imperial system of measurement, as opposed to the metric system.


  1. Old Money

    "Old Money" is the seventeenth episode of The Simpsons' second season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on March 28, 1991. In the episode, Grampa's new girlfriend at the Retirement Castle passes away and leaves him with $106,000. He heads for a casino to spend the money, but is stopped by Homer, so he decides to spend the inheritance money on renovating the retirement home instead. The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky and directed by David Silverman. Audrey Meadows guest starred in it as Beatrice "Bea" Simmons, Grampa's new girlfriend. Professor Frink also makes his debut in the episode. It features cultural references to films such as Tom Jones and If I Had a Million, and the Star Wars and Batman film franchises. Since airing, the episode has received mixed reviews from television critics. It acquired a Nielsen rating of 12.3, and was the highest-rated show on the Fox network the week it aired.

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