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What does LSD stand for?

LSD stands for Pounds, Shillings and Pence (UK slang for currency)

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One of the central themes was housewife Helen's extravagance so money was often mentioned necessitating dollars and cents being changed to pounds, shillings and pence.
In those days of pounds, shillings and pence, if you wanted the minimum of ten shillings (50p) on a horse you wrote 1/2 on a card.
The stupid thing is anyone who knows me knows I am not capable of putting a blog together, as I still think in pounds, shillings and pence and can't use a typewriter.
All that changed in 1971, when we replaced our bizarre pounds, shillings and pence and its confuse-a-foreigner rate of 240 pennies to the pound with the dull rigour of decimalisation.
Group member John Russell, from Willenhall, said: "Carl took the group on a nostalgia trip as he recalled the days when LSD meant pounds, shillings and pence, when we cribbed our times tables from the back of shiny red exercise books and went to the corner shop for two penny worth of kali and a packet of Spangles.
She also saw the disappearance of the white pounds 5 note and the change from pounds, shillings and pence to decimalisation in 1971.