Date: Tue, 6 Jun 1995 19:42:07 -0500 From: Daniel S Goodman Subject: Dopp kit (fwd) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 05 Jun 1995 11:51:20 -0700 (PDT) From: Jane Salisbury To: stumpers Subject: Dopp kit Can anyone provide the origin and verification of the term "Dopp" or "Dop" kit - as in a man's shaving kit? Patron thinks maybe it is a British military term. We've checked dictionaries, OED, WWII slang, and a bunch of other slang dictionaries. Thanks! Jane Salisbury Humanities Reference Librarian Multnomah County Library 801 SW 10th Portland OR 97205 (503) 248-5123 x4885 janesa[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]