Date: Sat, 25 May 1996 10:08:20 -0500 From: Alicia Spiegel Subject: "took a shine to" Dear ADS: While listening to an 'infomercial' on the television regarding an exercise machine for older persons, I heard an elderly gentleman say that he "took a shine to exercising". I've only heard this once before in my life. Any idea how this came about, and what it really means? Thanks. Alicia Spiegel (aspiegel[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]