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boil your pot

[cf. US dial. South boil the pot to cook a vegetable dinner WEA] phr. to be financially able to eat: If you can boil your pot, don't care who can boil theirs [i.e. if one can get along himself, he is unlikely to be concerned about others who cannot]. (Long)

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Last update: 2010-09-08 13:48
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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