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What common financial phrase was coined by Washington Irving?

6:30 AM, Apr 3, 2013   |    comments
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a. the almighty dollar

Irving was born on Apr. 3, 1783.

His biggest claims to fame are the classic short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle."

His reference to the "almighty dollar" first appeared in 1837 in the story "The Creole Village."

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