Posted by Josh Perlman on January 09, 2000
In Reply to: The Whole 9 Yards. posted by Darrel Conger on January 07, 2000
No, no, no, "The Whole 9 Yards" is a referance to Football, (American) where the Offense has to move Ten yards to continue their chance to get a goal, and if they get all 9, they can punt it/get the last yard. Very rare for a team to go 9 yards in one go. Thus "Go the Whole 9 Yards" means "Do Your Best Work Yet"