Old English Expressions

There is an expression in England that goes back centuries. It describes a person who is desperately poor, bereft of money, and entirely upon their uppers. Such a person could be described as being a person Without a Pot to Piss In. As you can see from the following piccie, here is a factory that (although finding times difficult and subsequently down-sizing their production facility) still has a pot to piss in.

pot to piss in


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4 Responses to Old English Expressions

  1. Interesting. I’ve learnt something new tonight! I had not heard that expression before. Gee, I hope this question comes up in the next general knowledge quiz I take. 🙂

  2. Something new learnt today

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