Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Wed Dec 26 19:59:59 UTC 2012

On 12/26/2012 12:59 PM, Joan H. Hall wrote:
> ....
> DARE defines it as "A hamburger, esp a small one; also transf to var
> small, appetizing comestibles. Note: This term was orig assoc with the
> White Castle restaurant chain."
> An "as of" reminiscence takes it back to about 1970 among Navy pilots. ....

My own reminiscences date from the 1960's.

Of course these memories are not always 100% reliable but others
confirmed my recollection in the earlier ADS-L thread a few years ago.

-- Doug Wilson

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