Posted by ccreed50 on May 11, 1999 at 21:43:41:
“A buck eighty” is cheesy realtor slang for "one hundred eighty thousand American dollars "–which would you rather be faced with paying…?
Ali Baba et. al. are the proverbial ring of mouthbreathers who form on the lawn, and, noticing no unseemly fresh faces, decide they’d just as soon keep a goodthing to themselves. The piece in question goes off at way under market, and they divvy up the lucre later…