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Old mick vs old nick

Posted by Ron Peeples on November 27, 2000

In Reply to: Old mick vs old nick posted by kmg on October 02, 2000

: Can anyone help settle a bet? Which is accurate, and what is the origin of the phrase?

: Full of the ol' mick
: Full of the ol' nick

: Many thanks in advance!

While it's obscure, "Old Nick" is another term
for The Devil. So, "Full of the Old Nick" would
mean devilish, I guess.