Another small coin

P2052 at AOL.COM P2052 at AOL.COM
Thu Oct 12 16:45:42 UTC 2000

In Alabama, I often heard, and used, the term "case quarter" for the
twenty-five cent piece.  I never had a problem in the Black community, for
everyone knew exactly what I was talking about.  I was surprised, however,
when on several different occasions, I asked white acquaintances to give me a
case quarter for twenty-five cents and received a "What?! What's that?"
response.  Now, I hesitate to use it although it's still in my "thinking"

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