Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 08:52:33 +0000 From: "Albert E. Krahn" Subject: Numbers with meanings > THIS IS A MESSAGE IN 'MIME' FORMAT. Your mail reader does not support MIME. > You may not be able to read some parts of this message. --PART.BOUNDARY.13.830869011 Content-ID: <13_62_1_830868754> Content-Type: text/enriched; charset="US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable -------------AKRAHN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IBM.NET or KRAHNA[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MILWAUKE= E.TEC.WI.USAl Krahn Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee WI 5= 3233 414 /W297-6519 /F297-7990 List-owner PUNCT-L a mailing list for the theoretical and practical discussion of punctuation.To subsc= ribe to PUNCT-L, e-mail to MAJORDOMO[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MILWAUKEE.TEC.WI.US[NO SUBJECT] = msg SUBSCRIBE PUNCT-L = =0D --PART.BOUNDARY.13.830869011 Content-ID: <13_62_1_830868815> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit 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. AKRA --PART.BOUNDARY.13.830869011--