The Whole 9 Yards

The term came from WW2 - Ammunition belts were 9 yards long, and by using the phrase "Give 'em the whole 9 yards" meant to really them hav it. So... Lets Give It To Them!

3 comments:

jon spencer said...

Thought that the 9 yards was the length of a real kilt.

jon spencer said...

Forgot to add this link,
http://www.highlandsecrets.com/qa.html

Anonymous said...

You are correct sir...kilt terminology