Date: Wed, 26 Oct 1994 07:17:27 -0500 From: Denise Adams Subject: Re: 40-11 Brent, Although it's not used as much now, all of my elder relatives say 40-ll. I'm originally from central Missouri. Denise Austin, TX 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 > nationwide? > > Thanks, > Brent H.-Morehead State >