Date: Mon, 13 Mar 1995 11:59:19 +0500 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: Sam Hill "Sam Hill" was also something I picked up from the kids from Kansas when I was growing up in San Antonio, Texas. I have always thought the expression was a taboo deformation of "damn hell." Does Yosemite Sam ever use "Sam Hill," you rootin', tootin', flea-baggin' varmint?! Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]