Date: Fri, 1 Sep 1995 06:49:32 -0500 From: wachal robert s Subject: knee high to ? "a grasshopper" is standard and the only form listed in Wentworth and Flexner. Chapman also lists 'bumblebee', 'spit', and 'splinter'. Spears 1st ed. doesn't list the item and I don't have his 2nd ed. here at home. Maybe Joan Hall has something from the DARE files. Bob Wachal