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Phrase "To a T"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 31, 2000

In Reply to: Phrase "To a T" or "To a tee" or "To a tea" posted by tracy on May 30, 2000

A T-square is a ruler with a crosspiece or head at one end used by architects in making very fine and exacting parallel lines and for which the expression "fits you to a t" was thusly referenced.
Just my opinion!

See also: the meaning and origin of the phrase 'To a T'.