Did the phrase Another day another dollar originate?

The phrase itself “Another Day, Another Dollar” comes from the building of the Panama Canal where workers were rumored to receive a single dollar a day as compensation for their labor. The song was recorded on February 8, 1962 at the Capitol Recording Studio, located in Hollywood, California.

Who first said another day another dollar?

The common saying, ‘More days, more dollars,’ did not give the usual comfort because the stores were running short. Who said ‘another day, another dollar’ first? Well, it was an American sailor. Conrad was a successful novelist and the currently used form of the expression soon started appearing in other places.

What does it mean when someone says another day another dollar?

A phrase referring to the uneventful course of one’s working routine. A: “How was work?” B: “Not bad.

Did SpongeBob say another day another nickel?

Squidward Tentacles : More like another nickel. SpongeBob SquarePants : [Cracks up laughing] Good one, Squidward! SpongeBob SquarePants : Another day, another nickel.

What does any port in the storm mean?

Definition of any port in a storm —used to say that a person will use anyone or anything for comfort, help, etc., when in a bad situation “I know she’s lonely, but I can’t believe she’s going out with that guy.” “Well, you know what they say: any port in a storm.”

WHO said another day another nickel?

SpongeBob SquarePants : Another day, another nickel. Squidward Tentacles : It’s not that funny!

What is the meaning of got wind of?

Learn of; hear a rumor about. For example, “If my old aunt gets wind of it, she’ll cut me off with a shilling” (William Makepeace Thackeray, in Paris Sketch Book, 1840). This expression alludes to an animal perceiving a scent carried by the wind. [ First half of 1800s]

What is the meaning of cut a sorry figure?

make a poor impression; present oneself poorly
Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is cut a sorry figure and it is a phrase meaning “make a poor impression; present oneself poorly”.