Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 14:40:55 MST
From: Tom Uharriet UTOM[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ADMN.SHS.NEBO.EDU
Subject: Re: Five & Dime / Dime store
I presume there was a trade name of Woolworth's Five and Ten Cent
everyone called The Five and Ten. Well, almost everyone. Some called it The
Five and Dime. What did you call it where you are from?
In Los Angeles (60's & 70's), I heard "dime store" more than "five
and dime." "Five and ten" was unheard of. With inflation, all of
the above seemed to drop out of usage in the 70's. Now I'm seeing
dollar stores popping up. We'll see if they catch on.
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