Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 09:36:02 -0600

From: "Emerson, Jessie J" jjemerso[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]INGR.COM

Subject: Re: new subject

I've always assumed it was some sort of shortened biblical reference

relating to "hellfire and brimstone."

Jessie Emerson

From Steve Alan Nolden

Has anyone ever figured out the origin of the phrase "hell fire?" As

used by Jeff Foxworthy.