[Marxism] A vote to 86

dave x dave.xx at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 00:17:08 MDT 2015


I can verify it is a naval term. A variant is 'deep six'. Means to get rid
of. Probably spread from military service to police, restaurant, etc.
On Apr 12, 2015 10:56 PM, "Einde O'Callaghan via Marxism" <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> On 13.04.2015 07:33, Charles Faulkner via Marxism wrote:
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>> this has gotten out of hand. 86 isn't a murderous threat. it's american
>> police jargon for throwing someone out of a bar.
>>
>>  Here's some background on the term - probably more than any of us will
> ever need to know:
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> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/86_%28term%29
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> Einde O'Callaghan
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