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Re: Through a ten gallon pot

Posted by R. Berg on April 16, 2005

In Reply to: Through a ten gallon pot posted by junius on April 15, 2005

: Any ideas about the meaning of 'prepared to swear a hole through a ten gallon pot'?
: (about unscrupulous policemen, from ulysses eumaeus)

As the context is unscrupulous policemen, the phrase might refer to perjury--swearing falsely.