Brunch (1896); Dime (1995)

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   OED also has "brunch" in 1896.  Perhaps this helps.

New Oxford Item - 11/27/1896 supposed to be the midday time between BREAKFAST and LUNCH. Fashion may
be to issue invitations for a meal called "BRUNCH." This means
a repast at 11 o'clock is quite safe to state that if the free LUNCH
had not been knocked oat by the Eaines..
New Oxford, Pennsylvania Friday, November 27, 1896  707 k


   This is on  Neither HDAS nor the CASSELL DICTIONARY OF SLANG has
"dime," meaning an assist in basketball.

Arenas Displays Wizardry
Gilbert Arenas highlighted a 95-87 Washington win over Chicago with 21
points, 13 dimes and 12 boards.

Re: USA Today Article
... (For you non-basketball-holics, an assist is sometimes referred to as a
dime. Thus,
35 cents, 3.5 dimes, 3.5 assists. Follow that?) But let's run it anyway. ... - Apr 19, 2000 by Absaraka - View Thread
(13 articles)

Re: A Rant on Fans
what do I prize most in a basketball player? ... Kidd who can make a pass on
a dime, but
also ... he averaged just under 4 per game....Wilt's career assist average
was ... - Aug 15, 2000 by MJ - View Thread
(80 articles)

OTrib: Clunker vs. Kings again
... You can't play basketball like that ... point guard Earl Boykins had six
of those dimes,
but three came ... Adonal Foyle and Jiri Welsch each tallied a single assist.
... - Dec 23, 2002 by Allen L - View Thread
(1 article)

... the ultimate point guard by dropping 10 dimes and taking ... Iverson that
he is part of
a basketball team and ... They each have recorded at least one assist this
year ... - Dec 6, 1995 by Kim Hunt - View Thread (12

Ralph Wiley on Thomas, Starbury, and other shots
... to underestimate Isiah's capabilities in any basketball area. ... He
started driving and
dishing dimes, dropping that little ... Thomas of Assist-I. Who cares how
much ... - Jan 8, 2004 by captainobvious - View
Thread (2 articles)

Very Early returns on the PG lotto
... Watson went off for 11 dimes in 18 minutes versus the Wizards, presumably
to remind
Blake of ... Otherwise Watson's assist numbers are more like Banks and
Anthony. ... - Oct 19, 2003 by cLIeNUX user - View Thread (1

Re: Ruben, you got punked
... d wager that he continues to hog boards and drop mucho dimes until shaq
... question his
rebounding numbers will drop when shaq returns, but his assist numbers may
... - Nov 4, 2002 by brinkm311 - View Thread
(6 articles)

Profile on Alvin at
... Alvin, meanwhile, dropped 13 dimes without a single turnover and added 14
points. ... triple-double
against the Hawks and posting a 5.25-1 assist-turnover ratio ... - Apr 5, 2001 by VicG - View Thread (5

Sportsline: Anderson Annoyed With Pitino
... from point guard Kenny Anderson, who isn't even among the top 20 assist
leaders in ... in
the league, is disgusted with his slide down to about five dimes a game. ... - Apr 14, 2000 by Way Of The Ray -
View Thread (4 articles)

Re: anybody see the half time report...
... of possessions? That's acutally good news. The suprising thing was
his 1 assist. He is usually good for 6 dimes a night. He also ... - Nov 10, 1999

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