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Packed to the gills

Posted by R. Berg on March 16, 2006

In Reply to: Packed to the gills posted by Matt on March 14, 2006

: Where does "packed to the gills" come from?

What Smokey Stover said about gills when discussing "armed to the teeth" will explain the idea. Go back to the main Discussion Forum page and go down a few inches to find "armed to the teeth."