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Slick as a whistle

Posted by ESC on November 19, 2010 at 13:15

In Reply to: Slick as a whistle posted by BobS on November 18, 2010 at 16:17:

: What's the origin of "slick as a whistle"?

I looked in several references and couldn't find it. Guessing that the phrase origin relates to the sound made by a slide whistle.