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The term "the whole nine yards" came from WWII fighter
pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the
ground, the.50 calibre machine gun ammo belts measured
exactly 27 feet before being loaded into the fuselage. If the
pilots fired all their ammo at a target, they got "the whole nine
yards".

 
       
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