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Re: Scared the living daylights out of me" come from.

Posted by ESC on December 24, 2006

In Reply to: Scared the living daylights out of me" come from. posted by Don Morris on December 23, 2006

: Where did the term "Scared the living daylights out of me" come from.

I didn't know "daylights" was a dictionary word. But it is. Means "mental stability."
http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/daylights