She's mint

Posted by Abe on May 06, 2005

In Reply to: She's mint posted by Steve E on May 05, 2005

: : : : : Where does the phrase "She's mint" come from?

: : : : Coin collecting. Mint is the highest quality.

: : : I hope the "she" here is a classic car rather than a person.

: : If she's a person, she's one grade up from Uncirculated....

: Boys, boys, I think we're going in the wrong direction here!

Persons talking about old cars in the Western US might frequently be heard to say "She's mint." as a complement or a bostful expression.