I think that pennies are nugatory. You cannot buy any thing for a penny.
Insignificant. Ineffectual. Trifling.
It is obviously nugatory to say, that this new supply may not find purchasers, or the new demand may not find the commodities to which it is directed.
Nug . a . tory
nug (reminds of) = nugget or small piece
a (reminds of) a
tory (reminds of) story
nugget of a story
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