yard sale


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there are signs up all over town advertising yard sales
Recent Examples on the Web Resellers generally need to collect sales tax in their home state and pay income tax on their earnings, although occasional sellers usually get an exemption for activities such as hosting a yard sale at their house. Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times, "Newsletter: How to get into the world of buying wholesale and reselling," 4 May 2021 Generous community members had brought donations for the yard sale, a fundraiser to help the society finance its ongoing restoration of the iconic historic home. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, "Medina County Historical Society holds huge yard sale at McDowell-Phillips house," 3 May 2021 In this rebooted version of Chucky's story, a small town is terrorized by a string of murders following the appearance of a vintage Chucky doll at a yard sale. Clark Collis, EW.com, "Freaky new Chucky teaser shows off the killer doll's inner workings," 5 Apr. 2021 The seller of the bowl, who has chosen not to be named, reportedly purchased the bowl from a garden variety yard sale in Connecticut. Mike Wehner, BGR, "If you have a bowl like this at home, you might be rich," 20 Mar. 2021 Many articles were being stored up for a yard sale. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, "‘Am I still here?’: Caretaker survives as 142-year-old Alabama church is destroyed by tornado," 26 Mar. 2021 And though the coronavirus pandemic has canceled events around the globe, the six-state yard sale is happening this weekend for the 34th straight year. Jay Reeves, Star Tribune, "Virus resistant: World's Longest Yard Sale still lines roads," 7 Aug. 2020 An exceptionally rare 15th century porcelain bowl made in China that somehow turned up at a Connecticut yard sale and sold for just $35 was auctioned off Wednesday for nearly $722,000. Dave Collins, courant.com, "A 15th century bowl purchased for $35 at a Connecticut yard just sold for $722,000," 17 Mar. 2021 How the bowl ended up at a Connecticut yard sale remains a mystery. Dave Collins, courant.com, "$35 bowl bought at Connecticut yard sale expected to fetch as much as $500K at auction," 3 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of yard sale

1972, in the meaning defined above

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7 May 2021

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“Yard sale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yard%20sale. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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