’86 was a good year. The world’s first computer virus ran rampant, …uh, I think the World Cup was in Mexico. And restaurants used this term to diners’ chagrin. Still do.

86 is a term used in a restaurant meaning that a dish has run out and is no longer on the menu. We can say one thing: Hurricane Sandy 86’d plenty of restaurants’ items. Too soon? 

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