cool stuff Dan...
>>The term "the whole 9 yards" came from WWII fighter pilots in the South
>>Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber
>>machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded
>>the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got
>>whole 9 yards."
my understanding is that the term comes from the total coverage area of
cement in a cement truck.
We used the whole 9 (square) yards...
"The future masters of technology will have to be lighthearted and intelligent. The machine easily masters the grim and the dumb." - Marshall McLuhan 1969
<> email@example.com <>