Date: Mon, 1 May 1995 17:09:33 -0500 From: Grant Barrett Subject: Re: "You're eighty-six, man Reply to: RE>>"You're eighty-six, man!" 86 isn't the custom sign-off, though, it's R73S. -------------------------------------- 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