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Re: Guilty as hell

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on November 17, 2003

In Reply to: Guilty as hell posted by cj on November 17, 2003

: anyone know the creation of this phrase

I didn't get where I am today without thinking that "guilty as hell" is just another generic phrase using "as hell" to describe a state of being, as being to the utmost degree. As in Cold as Hell, Mad as Hell, etc.