Date: Thu, 20 Jun 1996 09:25:45 -0500 From: Katherine Catmull Subject: To drop a dime on someone Anyone out there with a better reference than I have who can confirm the origin of this phrase? as in, "the Unabomber's brother dropped a dime on him." It seems like it must come from dropping a dime into a pay phone to call, for example, the cops, but if anyone knows for sure I'd be grateful for the information. Thanks, Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]