Date: Mon, 29 Apr 1996 20:37:33 -0700 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: nickels & dimes Tom Uharriet asked: >What other numbers have special street slang meaning? Nickels and dimes are $5 & $10 units of street narcotics. 86 was always discard, although I don't know the origin (not street language though) many number uses originate from the police 10-code or from CB usage