Date: Wed, 3 May 1995 03:23:28 EDT

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

Subject: Re: Cross-post: on n X short of a Y

Just a week or so ago in the S.F. Chronicle was a copy of some lines from the

Texas Monthly,

including "Two sandwiches short of a picnic." Other examples I've heard over

the years include "A few eggs short of a dozen," "a few cards short of a deck,"