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Re: Tighter than Dick's hatband

Posted by Steve on November 08, 1999

In Reply to: Re: Tighter than Dick's hatband posted by ESC on November 08, 1999

: : Any clues as to origin? Used in the southern US to mean very tight.

: West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky are the only places I've heard this expression.

It is in fairly common usage in Alabama. Mostly by 50+ age bracket. This one has always bugged me.