Date: Mon, 20 Mar 1995 11:28:41 -0800 From: Peter McGraw 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." > >Joe Monda > > There's a 1960 Audie Murphy movie titled -Hell Bent for Leather-. > > Brad Grissom > 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." Peter McGraw Linfield College McMinnville, OR