Date: Mon, 1 May 1995 19:54:21 -0600 From: "James C. Stalker" Subject: Re: "You're eighty-six, man!" Very interesting discussion. Any comments on 89X, in the meaning "to be conceited and self-involved"? My students at Michigan State report this term with that meaning. Related to '86ed' or just coincidental? ! <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> James C. Stalker stalker[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of English Michigan State University East Lansing MI 48824 <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>