Date: Mon, 1 May 1995 03:14:30 EDT

From: kim mckinzey 74525.1614[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]COMPUSERVE.COM

Subject: Re: "You're eighty-six, man!"

First time I heard the term 86 was in 1959 or so, when my cousin was learning to

be a ham radio operator. Along with lots of other codes, 86 was the sign-off,

meaning essentially that's it, ain't no more. Obviously, the connotations


Rima McKinzey