High on (or off??) the hog

Posted by R. Berg on September 30, 2003

In Reply to: High on (or off??) the hog posted by Sax on September 30, 2003

: Can you please tell me the origin and meaning of the phrase, "Living high on the hog?" Thank you, Sax

Living like someone with enough money to buy pork chops and other cuts of meat that come from the upper (leaner) part of a hog, as opposed to the cheap, fatty cuts from the belly.