Date: Wed, 16 Nov 1994 07:18:20 PST
From: "Jim Ague, ague[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]redrck.enet.dec.com, Col Spgs,
CO" ague[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]REDRCK.ENET.DEC.COM
Subject: Re: On the other 86
And don't forget Agent 86 from the old Get Smart TV series.
My understanding on "86" has always been that it references the standard proof
on most whiskey bottles, meaning about 43% alcohol content. In a bar, when a
patron has had too much to drink, he is eighty-sixed, asked to leave.