U41b

Somebody who has lost everything and is very poor: “He’s poor as ________.”

CHURCH MOUSE 557
JOB’S TURKEY 377
NR 28
JOB 17
SNAKE 16
MOUSE 15
CROW 11
OLD JOB’S TURKEY 11
CHURCH MICE 8
DIRT 7
HELL 7
BEGGAR 6
JOB’S TURKEY HEN 6
DOG 5
PAUPER 5
LAZARUS 3
ALL GETOUT 2
HECK 2
JOB’S MOUSE 2
JOB’S OLD TURKEY 2
OWL 2
PADDY’S PIG 2
PISS 2
POOR CAN BE 2
ADAM’S OFF OX 1
ALL GITOUT 1
ALLEY CAT 1
BIG ROAD 1
BILLY BEDAMNED 1
BILLY HELL 1
BROKE AS A CONVICT 1
BUM 1
CAN BE 1
CAT PISS 1
CHINCH 1
CHURCH MOUSE AND A DEMOCRAT TO BOOT 1
CHURCH RAT 1
CONVICT 1
COON 1
COP 1
CORN 1
DEAD CORPSE 1
DEVIL 1
DICK’S HATBAND 1
DIRT POOR 1
DOESN’T HAVE TWO NICKELS TO RUB TOGETHER 1
DORMOUSE 1
DOWN AND OUT 1
FIELD MOUSE 1
GARBOTH 1
GRASS 1
HE CAN GET 1
HOUSE MOUSE 1
I AM 1
JACOB’S CAT 1
JAYBIRD 1
JOB TURKEY 1
JOB’S CHURCH MOUSE 1
JOB’S HEN 1
JOB’S KITE 1
JOB’S OFF OX 1
JOB’S OLD TURKEY HEN 1
JOB’S OX 1
JOB’S TURKEYS 1
ME 1
MICE 1
OLD JOB 1
OLD JOB’S TURKEY HEN 1
OLD MOTHER HUBBARD’S CUPBOARD 1
OWL SHIT 1
PATTY’S FLEA 1
PEE AND TWICE AS NASTY 1
PISS AND POTATO SKINS 1
PISS AND PUNKIN’ 1
PISS ON A PLATE 1
PLUCKED TURKEY 1
POOR JOB’S TURKEY 1
POORER THAN A SNAKE 1
POVERTY 1
RICH AS JAY GOULD 1
SIN 1
SLOB 1
SNAIL 1
SO-AND-SO 1
THEY CAN MAKE ‘EM 1
THEY MAKE ‘EM 1
TITHER 1
TITMOUSE 1
TRAMP 1
TRASH 1
YOU CAN GET 1

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