Mark A. Mandel
mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Sat Dec 3 23:12:25 UTC 2005
Not in OED Online or M-W Online.
>From an exchange prompted by a mention on a UK mailing list (FILK_UK):
--- Colin Tuckley wrote:
> Mark A. Mandel wrote:
> A "pin" is one of the many sizes of beer barrel.
> A "polypin" is a modern disposable version for "take-out" beer. It gets
> name from "polythene - pin". I think it holds 18 pints, that's Imperial
> (20FlOz) pints.
m a m
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