Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 01:31:14 -0600
From: "Donald M. Lance" engdl[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SHOWME.MISSOURI.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?"
It has been around a long time, at least in Texas. Just a playful
switching of words to get under someone's skin if it's thin.