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hind tit

The worst, least valuable, or discarded part or portion of something; that which is unwanted and has been leftover. The job market is so desperate these days that I've had to take any hind tit work I can find.
See also: hind, tit

hindsight is (always) 20/20

It is easier to clearly reevaluate past actions or decisions than when they are being made or done; things are clearer or more obvious when they are reflected upon. A reference to the visual acuity of normal eyesight (20/20 vision). I can see now that having my brother as my legal counsel was unwise, but I guess hindsight is always 20/20. A: "I can't believe I was ever interested in such a self-absorbed jerk." B: "Don't blame yourself. Hindsight is 20/20, after all."
See also: 20, hindsight

*crooked as a barrel of fish hooks

 and *crooked as a fish hook; *crooked as a dog's hind leg
very dishonest. (*Also: as ~.) Don't play cards with him. He's as crooked as a barrel of fish hooks. Mary says all politicians are crooked as a dog's hind leg.
See also: barrel, fish, hook, of

get up on one's hind legs

Fig. to get angry and assertive. (Alludes to the action of a horse when it is excited or frightened.) She got up on her hind legs and told them all to go to blazes. She has a tendency to get up on her hind legs and tell people off.
See also: get, hind, leg, on, up

hind end

Rur. the rump of someone or an animal. If you say that again, I'll swat you right across the hind end. The mule slipped and came down right on her hind end.
See also: end, hind

the hind end of creation

Rur. a very remote place. I wish I lived in the city. I'm tired of living here in the hind end of creation. Joe moved out to a little shack at the hind end of creation.
See also: creation, end, hind, of

suck someone's hind tit

Sl. to be forced to do someone's bidding no matter how unpleasant or impossible. (Fig. on the idea of the last of a litter of animals to get its mother's milk. Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) What am I supposed to dosuck his hind tit? She acts like everybody has to suck her hind tit to keep their jobs.
See also: hind, suck, tit

can talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey

  (British humorous)
if you say that someone can talk the hind leg off a donkey, you mean that they talk a lot His father could talk the hind leg off a donkey.
See also: can, donkey, hind, leg, off, talk

talk someone's arm off

Also, talk someone's ear or head or pants off ; talk a blue streak; talk until one is blue in the face; talk the bark off a tree or the hind leg off a donkey or horse . Talk so much as to exhaust the listener, as in Whenever I run into her she talks my arm off, or Louise was so excited that she talked a blue streak, or You can talk the bark off a tree but you still won't convince me. The first four expressions imply that one is so bored by a person's loquacity that one's arm (or ear or head or pants) fall off; they date from the first half of the 1900s (also see pants off). The term like a blue streak alone simply means "very quickly," but in this idiom, first recorded in 1914, it means "continuously." The obvious hyperboles implying talk that takes the bark off a tree, first recorded in 1831, or the hind leg off a horse, from 1808, are heard less often today. Also see under blue in the face.
See also: arm, off, talk

suck someone’s hind tit

and kiss someone’s hind tit
tv. to be obsequious to someone. (Usually objectionable.) What does he want me to do, suck his hind tit or something?
See also: hind, suck, tit

kiss someone’s hind tit

verb
See also: hind, kiss, tit
References in classic literature ?
Then Numa balked, only to feel the sharp prick of Tarzan's knife point in his hind quarters.
This was addressed to the dog with the cap on, who being a new member of the company, and not quite certain of his duty, kept his unobscured eye anxiously on his master, and was perpetually starting upon his hind legs when there was no occasion, and falling down again.
At this juncture the poor dogs were standing on their hind legs quite surprisingly; the child, having pity on them, was about to cast some morsels of food to them before she tasted it herself, hungry though she was, when their master interposed.
Tommy Hinds had begun life as a blacksmith's helper, and had run away to join the Union army, where he had made his first acquaintance with "graft," in the shape of rotten muskets and shoddy blankets.
Tommy Hinds had set out upon the trail of the Octopus as soon as the war was over.
His employer would sit by and encourage him with exclamations and shakes of the head; when Jurgis would give the formula for "potted ham," or tell about the condemned hogs that were dropped into the "destructors" at the top and immediately taken out again at the bottom, to be shipped into another state and made into lard, Tommy Hinds would bang his knee and cry, "Do you think a man could make up a thing like that out of his head?
And when, in answer to this, the victim would say that the whole country was getting stirred up, that the newspapers were full of denunciations of it, and the government taking action against it, Tommy Hinds had a knock-out blow all ready.
Here the other would generally admit that he was "stuck"; and Tommy Hinds would explain to him, and it was fun to see his eyes open.
But police were alerted when Hind failed to meet his 3pm curfew and a manhunt was launched.
31 December 2014, to Mr James Hind, an Executive director of the
Ok, she's got a gig in a new TV show "Rihla" (Journey), but despite the fact that her part is glaringly similar to that of Hind Rustum in her film "Al Akh Al Kabeer" (The Big Brother) back in the 1950s, Ola Ghanem is adamantly deniying that she's imitating the late actress.
Damascus Mon Mar 3, 2014 (Reuters) - One day last November, armed rebels woke Hind and her family at six in the morning and ordered them to march.
Craig Hind, 29, had been a user of cannabis and cocaine but had turned to heroin dealing because he owed money to a dealer, a court heard.
While Hind is traveling throughout Asia, he will continue to offer comprehensive online day trader training that will give his students around the world the same kind of lifestyle flexibility by teaching them what it takes to become independent day traders.
Hind regularly debunks the traditional respect and even reverence for the figures under study, and chapter titles such as "Poniatowska as Bearded Lady" and "Barbie, the Boob and Guadalupe Loaeza" put the reader on notice that this is no ordinary, solemn take on the achievements of highly regarded cultural icons.