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.