- They were at eighty- five feet. - "The Wailing Octopus", Harold Leland Goodwin.
- Captain's answer, " Of eighty and five, Giffin and I are still alive." - "Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four", Charles H. Sylvester.
- They'd 'a' made somethin' out'n that little eighty up yander, an' she'd never need to worry. - "The Sherrods", George Barr McCutcheon.