Date: Sun, 8 May 1994 07:59:54 -0500

From: Natalie Maynor maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RA.MSSTATE.EDU

Subject: Re: case

With regard to "case" suggesting unity, as in a case quarter rather

than 5 nickels, in Kentucky I have often heard people ask for a

"silver" dime when they want an actual dime and not just 10 cents.

Another expression for it is "solid dime."

--Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]