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Written by Annette J.
(9/26/2005 4:12 p.m.)
According to Webster's on-line dictionary web site, this was a popular slang expression in the early 18th century. It indicated an individual who was not likely to get ahead in life.
- Setting the Thames on fire Annette J. (9/26/2005 4:12 p.m.)
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