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Perfect; splendid; a-ok

[WWII Navy; fr the point system used in Navy efficiency ratings, where 4.0 is the top rating; it is also the numerical equivalent of the grade A in most colleges] 411, the n phr The facts; the information; FOE ONE ONE, the SCOOP, the SKINNY : The 4–1–1 on Urban Cool [1990s+ Black; fr 411, the telephone number called for information on customers' telephone listings]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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