Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 09:36:02 -0600 From: "Emerson, Jessie J" 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.