Date: Sat, 28 Oct 1995 13:22:04 -0500 From: Alan R Slotkin Subject: Re: ?Earliest Citation of "Bite Me" > > Lighter's Historical Dictionary of Am Slang gives 1977 for "bite the big one" > but nothing for the related "bite me." However, I remember hearing/using this in the late 50s in Miami, FL. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Alan R. Slotkin Professor of English Box 5053 Tennessee Technological University Cookeville, TN 38505 Phone: 615-372-3262 FAX: 615-372-6142 e-mail: ars7950[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] -----------------------------------------------------------------------