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Thread #102273   Message #2651308
Posted By: Nigel Parsons
08-Jun-09 - 10:18 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Buddy Can you Spare a Dime - who was Al?
Subject: RE: Origins: Who was Al in Buddy Can you Spare a Dime
Another example from that era (and later) would be "Mac", as in "Have you got a light, Mac?".

No, but I've got a dark brown overcoat!

I'll get my fedora!