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Eighty-six (vtr.)

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Xollob | 14:21 Wed 10th Aug 2005 | Phrases & Sayings
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Came across the verb "eighty-six" today. Webster provides a definition and a tentative etymology; yourDictionary.com has a similar definition but different etymology. Can anyone perhaps shed more light on this?

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There appear to be many theories on the origin of this term.

http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-eig1.htm

http://www.yaelf.com/aueFAQ/mifeightysixnix.shtml

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