Land of Steady Habits

prop. n.1.Connecticut; - a nickname alluding to the moral character of its inhabitants, implied by the rigid laws (see Blue laws) of the early period.
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Connecticut may be known as the land of steady habits, but Fairfield County's condo market might be more accurately called the home of the fire sale.
The contributions to Connecticut's general fund are the winnings from a deal struck 20 years ago by a shrewd governor of the state once known as the Land of Steady Habits.
An informal survey of some of the highlights in Connecticut since last year's BIO 2004 convention reveals that Connecticut, "the land of steady habits," is also the land of steady progress in the bioscience industry.