Subject: Re: Trivia - Where did the term Kip come from?
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 22:14:28 EST
In a message dated 2/12/2000 3:21:11 PM Pacific Standard Time,
Sorry, but the American Heritage Dictionary does not agree with you:
kip (kip) noun
A unit of weight equal to 1,000 pounds (455 kilograms).
[ki(lo)- + p(ound)1.]
I was just kidding! I made it up, but it did seam convincing.:-)
Oshin Tosounian, S.E.
P.S. By the way, "kip" is not in the AOL dictionary, it suggests "quip."