Date: Wed, 7 Jun 1995 14:18:14 CDT From: Randy Roberts Subject: sixes and sevens There is a definition//etymology for the phrase "at sixes and sevens", meaning disorder and confusion, in William and Mary Morris, Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins (New York: Harper and Row, 1977) p. 30. The origin is supposed to come from a dice game and is recorded in Canterbury Tales. Randy Roberts University of Missouri-Columbia robertsr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]