"Slept like a baby"

Amy Speed speed at PARADIGMTECH.COM
Thu Nov 4 17:16:09 UTC 1999

My 10-month-old baby sleeps long and peacefully through the night and wakes
up refreshed. Besides, they'll sleep almost anywhere. They have an amazing
ability to relax.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bapopik at AOL.COM <Bapopik at AOL.COM>
Date: Thursday, November 04, 1999 9:56 AM
Subject: "Slept like a baby"

>"I slept like a baby.  I woke up in the middle of the night and demanded
>--some comedian (I forget which one)
>   One member of my group woke up early and thought we had an earthquake
last night.  Another group member woke up to the sound of the church bells
at 6 a.m.  I "slept like a baby."
>   Why is the saying "slept like a baby"?  Did we cover this before?
>   I don't have the OED handy.  Maybe someone from the OED can straighten
this out.

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