Brother, Can You Spare $1.23 (adjusted for inflation)?
When you've only got three seconds to convince someone to part with their spare change, you need to get a little creative. Not your grandfather's panhandling signage, page one, and two.
"Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?" came out in 1931. Adjusted for inflation, that dime is equivalent to $1.23 as of 2007. See what stuff was worth then and now with The Inflation Calculator. Dates range from 1800-2007.