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As broke as piecrust

Posted by Bob on October 06, 2002

In Reply to: As broke as piecrust posted by ESC on October 05, 2002

: AS BROKE AS PIECRUST - Poor, without money. My husband heard this on a National Public Radio program (October 2002) about rhythm and blues musicians in the 1940s in Los Angeles. "We were as broke as piecrust." Piecrust is very delicate and crumbles easily.

: I'm adding this to my collection:
: Too broke to spend the night.
: Too poor to pay attention.

It's the best of the three. So visual.

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