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I.O.U

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The memorandum of a debt given by the borrower to the lender. It must not contain a promise to pay. The letters mean, “I owe You.”

An I.O.U. requires no stamp, unless it specifies a day of payment, when it becomes a bill, and must have a stamp.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hysʹteron Protʹeron (Greek)
I
I
I.H.S
I.H.S
I.O.U
I.R.B
Iachimo [Yak-e-mo]
Iago [Yago or E-a-go]
Iambic
Ianthe
Iapetos
Iberia
Iberia’s Pilot
Ibid
Ibis