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Whole Nine Yards

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Posted by R. Berg on April 04, 2002

In Reply to: Whole Nine Yards posted by John Taylor on April 04, 2002

: At a military museum here in Victoria BC is a machine gun with a box of bullets strung along nine yards of material. It professes to be the origin of the phrase "give em' the Whole nine yards".

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