Date: Fri, 21 Oct 1994 08:15:32 EDT From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: Forty-eleven >When I grew up in the south end of Louisville (in the 50s) 40-11 was an >indeterminate number, but enough to note, a worthy amount. I haven't heard it >since leaving Louisville in my rearview mirror. I have since spent time in >NC, NY, WI, MI and a couple of other places, but they didn't have 40-11. Kind of like _umpteen_ but not as much as _a zillion_? Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]