Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 10:45:19 -0800 From: Keith Chambless Subject: Re: "911" as a verb? > "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 I never heard it before. But I've heard of 86'd. And I've heard someone say "I'll 86 you from the bar", so 86 is a transitive as well as an intransitive verb, why not 911 too? Keith P.S. Hi. Just subscribed a couple of days ago.