Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 00:26:25 -0400

From: "Jeutonne P. Brewer" jpbrewer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HAMLET.UNCG.EDU

Subject: Re: What's a chrome?

Chromes sounds to me like hubcaps, but I don't know if that is

the current term.


On Thu, 9 Oct 1997, (Dale F. Coye) wrote:

Here in NJ apparently the latest thing for adolescent boys to do is go out

and steal chromes off cars. Some 14 year olds I know were caught doing this

yesterday and are in big trouble. But none of us adults can figure out what

chromes are. Anybody know or heard this? Are they decorative or


Dale Coye

The College of NJ.


Jeutonne P. Brewer, Associate Professor

Department of English

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC 27412

email: jpbrewer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]