[Ads-l] poor as piss

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 10 15:35:12 UTC 2021

Not in OED, though it has "piss-poor" from 1945, in a cite I sent in
fifteen years ago.

1935 _Partisan Review_ II 41: We's poor as piss on a rock.

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