Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 14:40:55 MST From: Tom Uharriet Subject: Re: Five & Dime / Dime store > I presume there was a trade name of Woolworth's Five and Ten Cent > Store which > 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? > > SETH SKLAREY 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. Tom utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]