There are 12 messages totalling 259 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. "You're eighty-six, man!" (3) 2. Cross-post: on n X short of a Y (3) 3. LASSO Call for Papers 4. Business/[bIdnIs] 5. Allen Walker Read again 6. % % Goverment work (saying) (fwd) 7. Ignore 8. "You're eighty-six, man ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 continue. Rima McKinzey