End of ADS-L Digest - 20 Jun 1996 to 21 Jun 1996 ************************************************ There are 5 messages totalling 106 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. To drop a dime on someone (3) 2. Chicago pronc (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 22 Jun 1996 10:39:56 -0400 From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: To drop a dime on someone william king said: > Another dime phone reference comes from a friend of mine in his late 40's > who'll end long long distance calls that I place with "The next one's on > my dime." in my experience, this has been "nickel", which i mostly hear from a friend in his 30s. e.g., "let me call you back on my nickel." lynne --------------------------------------------------------------------- M. Lynne Murphy 104lyn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]muse.arts.wits.ac.za Department of Linguistics phone: 27(11)716-2340 University of the Witwatersrand fax: 27(11)716-8030 Johannesburg 2050 SOUTH AFRICA