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Five by five

Posted by ESC on February 25, 2000

In Reply to: 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.