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As hard as old Harry

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on January 19, 2007

In Reply to: As hard as old Harry posted by Ali on January 19, 2007

: Anybody heard the phrase "as hard as old Harry", or know where it came from?

I Googled "hard as old Harry" and didn't get a single hit, so I don't think the whole thing can be a common phrase. "Old Harry" is a euphemism for the Devil (like "Old Nick").