Posted by TheFallen on February 07, 2003
In Reply to: Like old jelly posted by janes_kid on February 07, 2003
: This beautiful expression was used in an old 'Brit Com' apparently meaning, in a slightly amused and self depricating way, set in one's ways or stuck in one's pattern of behavior.
: So the question came up; is this a British expression or did the writers put it in the script?
Never heard it used as a standard expression over here in the UK - I expect that the writers came up all by themselves with a humorous simile.