Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 13:02:26 -0500
From: "MELISSA S. SMITH" mssmit01[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MOREHEAD-ST.EDU
Subject: Re: "so do me something" - Reply to Beth Simon's Inquiry
Since we are talking about unusual sayings, I'd like someone to tell me
the origin of "What can I do ya for?" I've heard this a lot lately and
it gets on my nerves. It has a rude undertone that I don't like. Where
did this come from?