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The Whole Nine Yards George Jaenicke grjaenicke On 01/18/2000 12:09:00 PM, hrwhite wrote:
>Ya know the origin of this
>popular phrase?

Machine gun Ammo for fighter planes came in belts of 9 yards log and when the pilot expended all his ammo the expression "gave him the whole 9 yards" came about.

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