Posted by ESC on February 25, 2000
In Reply to: Re: The phrase Five by five posted by Andrew on February 25, 2000
: : Does anyone know where this phrase came from.
: Check out the "Buffy" string.
Five-by-Five: 1. adj. and noun., very obese person. 2. adv. and adj. loud and clear, as over a radiocommunications system.
I've also heard the term applied to a truck. The measurements of the truck bed, I guess.