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Monday, March 27, 2017

Have You Ever Heard The Term ‘Piss Poor?’ I Had No Idea It Comes From THIS!

We can learn a lot about ourselves by looking to the past. History not only provides us with a nostalgic glimpse at how things used to be — like with these classic childhood toys — but its lessons can still teach us things today.Many of us fondly refer to “the good old days” when times were purer and life was simpler.

They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot. Once a day it was taken and sold to the tannery.

If you had to do this to survive, you were “piss poor.”

But worse than that were the really poor folks who couldn’t even afford to buy a pot. They “didn’t have a pot to piss in” and were considered the lowest of the low.



Anonymous said...

Sounds like Salisbury now.

Anonymous said...

I remember "the good old days". They were tough,but people pulled together. We made it through and are better and tougher for it. That is when America was great.

Anonymous said...

No, Salisbury is pissed on.

Anonymous said...

Now you can look up the meaning of piss ant. It's interesting, too.

Anonymous said...

I bet these "piss poor" peaple, had better morals than their richer counterparts.