Date: Mon, 7 Feb 1994 11:19:44 -0500 From: Robert Kelly Subject: Re: Sluff & Nimrod failing DARE vol. required, "sluff" (likely a sp. pron. of "slough" as in the serpent its skin) reminds me of ca 1950 Montana: "slope" "slope off" with the same meaning, but used by railroad workers rather than truant beavises, according to older friends from that region. Does "slope" show up on anyone's scanner? rk