tuppence F

english literature

This name derives from the British “Twopence”, meaning “(UK, informal, 15th century) Two pence, the sum of two British pennies (UK, idiomatic) Opinion”. Tommy and Tuppence are two fictional detectives, recurring characters in the work of Agatha Christie. Their full names are Thomas Beresford and Prudence Beresford (née Cowley). The first time Tommy and Tuppence appeared in a Christie novel was in The Secret Adversary (1922).

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