Date: Sun, 23 Oct 1994 11:50:52 -0400
From: Bob Lancaster SLANCASTER[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CENTER.COLGATE.EDU
Shane - My grandparents and parents both used "forty-'leven" as a semi-joking
reference to a lorge but undeterminate number. They were from Delaware and the
Eastern Shore of Maryland, so it was certainly more widely distributed than
Kentucky and Tennessee.
SUNY emeritus. English
slancaster[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]colgate.edu