Money Trivia Quiz
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2. The salt standard
“To be worth one’s salt” means that one gives good value for one’s pay. But where does this familiar phrase come from?
B) From the idea that a good man is made of salt, a bad man of mud
C) From the practice in ancient times of paying soldiers with salt
D) From the use of salt by Roman emperors as a lavish gift for dignitaries
Click the response (A to D) you think is correct.