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").