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Re: Trivia - Where did the term Kip come from?

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In a message dated 2/12/2000 3:21:11 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
seconsultant(--nospam--at)earthlink.net writes:

<< Oshin,
 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.:-)

Regards,

Oshin Tosounian, S.E.


P.S. By the way, "kip" is not in the AOL dictionary, it suggests "quip."