Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 08:52:33 +0000
From: "Albert E. Krahn" akrahn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IBM.NET
Subject: Numbers with meanings
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Yes, in restaurant talk, 86 means "we are out of it."
Sometime in the past, the union that represents restaurant workers
has put out a booklet listing all the numbers that have meanings
that are used in restaurants. There are quite a few of them.
Ask your local waitperson for some samples.