A word that penny-pinchers use to defend their frugality.
(origin: somewhere in Canada's capital)
I'm not cheap... I'm fiscally conservative!!
When one tells forgets his/her wallet and tells you that they will buy you dinner to pay you back on condition that it's the exact same amount or less than you originally paid.
(original origin.... Timmins, now the nations Capital
Hey are you going to buy me dinner. Sure as long as it's worth the same as a coffee and bagel.