Date: Tue, 28 May 1996 17:32:51 PDT From: Duane Campbell Subject: Re: On (and off) my case... --- On Tue, 28 May 1996 17:01:06 -0400 Jules Levin wrote: >Speaking of social workers (in the "client" discussion), is there any >disagreement that the expressions "to be on someone's case" and "get off my >case...", referring to hassling someone about anything, probably arose in >Welfare recipient jargon. I think it goes back further than that. In my personal experience, it refers to police. ------------------------------------- Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] In the beginning the Earth was without form and void. Why didn't they leave well enough alone?