Date: Wed, 16 Nov 1994 07:18:20 PST From: "Jim Ague, ague[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE], Col Spgs, CO" 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. -- Jim