You'll never get a dime out of her.
Sounds like a dime novel, doesn't it?
Dean figured the trunks sold for about a dime a pound.
But every dime spent on the house meant that much less she could invest in the dairy - and the dairy was the one thing that stood a chance of stimulating her anemic savings account.
Dean remembered them from the dime stores of his youth, tightly rolled little balls of cotton in every color of the rainbow, all stuffed in long plastic tubes.