Date: Fri, 17 Feb 1995 11:22:08 -0500 From: "Jerry (NMN) Miller" Subject: Re: Derivation of Jake Okay, so Jake/Jacob became associated with toilets; how then did Jake, the toilet, become a slang synonym for okay or all right, as in "everything is Jake," a term I remember from my youth but my younger colleague (early thirties) never heard of? Or did that come pouring out of the bottle with "jake leg" rum? Just curious. Jerry (whose slangs uses we probably already are aware of)