Posted by ESC on November 08, 1999
In Reply to: Like a Didcoys dog .... posted by Blocky on November 08, 1999
: For all the Brits out there, you may of heard
: All skin and bone like a Didicoys dog
: This refers to a band of gypsys (possibly resisdent in Essex) with the name Didcoy, who (apparently) mistreated their animals.
I'll bet there's several American equivalents. Here's one -- poor as Job's turkey.