not give a tinker's cuss

not give a tinker's cuss

rude slang To not care about, or have any interest in, someone or something. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Fred does not give a tinker's cuss about what anyone else thinks of him.
See also: cuss, give, not
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SBut, just occasionally, the thing you don't give a tinker's cuss about is such a very big thing, such a voracious gobbler-up of airtime, column inches and collective attention, that to not give a tinker's cuss about it creates a vacuum.
Of course, racing has a public image, but this is not about that tired old line about 'sending the right message' to people who may or may not give a tinker's cuss about the industry in the first place.
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