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Re: " Thick as a brick "

Posted by Kit on July 24, 2003

In Reply to: " Thick as a brick " posted by woody on July 24, 2003

: ok, so I'm a huge Jethro Tull fan, and I assume the meaning is to be stupid, a simpelton. I would just like to know the origin of the phrase. How thick were the bricks? Why bricks? Thanks

Not sure of the origin, but he says "thick as a brick" because it rhymes more than anything else!