CHICAGO — If you’ve spent a winter in Chicago, then you’re probably aware of the term “Dibs,” but have you ever wondered how Dibs started? Shermann “Dilla” Thomas is educating his…
In a nutshell, you can't park in a spot that you didn't shovel out. The dibs part is when you mark your parking spot with some old lawn furniture or generally large junk that you can find in your garage. Card tables, play houses, ..... I've seen it all.
It's sort of like putting a coat on the seat at the movie theater. It's saved.