Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 13:22:02 -0500 From: "Virginia P. Clark" Subject: "911" as a verb? I came across the following sentence last night in a novel that I'm reading. The speaker is an LA detective; "Irit" is the name of a character: "They called roll, Irit wasn't there, they went looking for her, couldn't find her, 911'd Westside Division, who sent a couple of units. . . ." I haven't seen this usage before. Has it been around for a while? Virginia