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What is the history of the term "sleep tight"?


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Best Answer John Connor (connorj) says

18 months ago
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    TIMETRAVELER2 18 months ago

    Good answer, but the truth is that this term derives from the fact that many early Americans slept on beds of rope covered with straw. If the ropes loosened, good sleep was impossible. thus the term "Sleep tight".


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