Query: "Fort Knox" = a great amount of

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at UMR.EDU
Sun May 6 22:07:14 UTC 2007

One of my students tells me he has heard "Fort Knox" used with meaning "a great amount of," e.g. "Fort Knox medicine" (= a great amount of medicine).  I don't find this meaning in the few slang dictionaries I've checked. Is anyone out there familiar with it? Any help would be much appreciated.

Gerald Cohen

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