Date: Sat, 7 May 1994 10:50:00 EDT From: "Dennis.Preston" <22709MGR[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MSU.EDU> Subject: Re: case knife I continue to be delighted by folk etymologies, but, as with 'case quarter' (-dime, -nickel), there is case knife on p. 553 of Vol. 1 of DARE (in both senses, i.e., table knife and folding knife - etymologies, distributions, everything you want to know.)Have some people failed to buy DARE? The biggest big book bargain of the century (and probably the next)? Dennis Preston 22709mgr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Coprrespondents: Please note my change of address. We will apparently no longer subscribe to Bitnet after mid-June.