Date: Mon, 20 Mar 1995 11:28:41 -0800
From: Peter McGraw pmcgraw[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CALVIN.LINFIELD.EDU
Subject: Re: hellbent for leather
On Sun, 19 Mar 1995, Brad Grissom wrote:
I've heard "hell for leather" and "hellbent on/for destruction", but not
"hellbent for leather."
There's a 1960 Audie Murphy movie titled -Hell Bent for Leather-.
Unless memory deceives me, "hellbent for leather" also occurs in one of the
songs in the Rogers & Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma": I think it's in
"Surrey with the Fringe on Top."