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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.
Connecticut--nicknamed the "land of steady habits" in recognition of its erstwhile traditionalism--is, per capita, the richest state in the nation.
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. He was smart enough to negotiate a piece of the action from the gambling industry sponsors of a reinvented Mashantucket Pequot tribe.