Date: Wed, 26 Oct 1994 07:17:27 -0500
From: Denise Adams dadams[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]TENET.EDU
Subject: Re: 40-11
Although it's not used as much now, all of my elder relatives say
40-ll. I'm originally from central Missouri.
On Tue, 25 Oct 1994, BRENT D HUTCHINSON wrote:
All my life I have heard the expression "40-11" as well. I too am from eastern Kentucky, and I simply assumed that the expression was local. However, I have spent a considerable amount of time on coastal South Carolina and heard
the same expression there, meaning an undeterminable (but large) quantity.
Is this expression concentrated in the Eastern U.S., or is it used
Brent H.-Morehead State