A Bad Penny Always Turns Up

Posted 11:11 by Sailaja Prakash in Labels:

Possible Interpretation:

Nasty or bad people have a habit of showing up or returning.


Penny (Noun): Coin of small value (one hundredth of a British pound or one hundredth of a US dollar.)

Turn Up(verb): be found (especially by chance); appear; arrive

Bad Penny: Literally means a bent penny, but in this saying it figuratively means a bad person.


If 'a bad penny always turns up", a bad person always reappears.

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