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]ra.msstate.edu)