Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 22:38:36 EST
From: Larry Horn LHORN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALEVM.CIS.YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: Five & Dime / Dime store
Woolworth's was 'the five and ten' in the early 50's in New York; I've heard
five and dime since (including in the title of a nice Nanci Griffith song,
"Love at the Five and Dime", on "Last of the True Believers"), and somehow
process it as being more rural.