The Whole 9 Yards
Posted by Mike masello on July 09, 2000
In Reply to: The Whole 9 Yards posted by Tomar on February 27, 2000
: WW II fighter planes had 50 caliber machine guns. When they went out on a mission and shot up a target and used the entire belt of ammo they said that they gave them the "whole nine yards" referring to the belt of ammo that was 27 feet long.