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scarcer than hens' teeth

Incredibly scarce or rare; extremely difficult or impossible to find. Support for the president is scarcer than hens' teeth in this part of the country.
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The man who gave birth to the egg (well, obviously not literally) is Chris Godfrey, an ad executive from London, who thought that Insta likes could not be scarcer than hen's teeth, and so had a crack at it.
If accurate, the war president has also come to the conclusion that "moderate" armed factions are scarcer than hen's teeth, and that international backlash is inevitable if victory - if any - is heavily Al-Qaeda influenced.
Alistair said: "We thought originally that we would move to a bungalow but they are scarcer than hen's teeth, and expensive.
Just think, if the clearing house ceased, banks would almost certainly cease handling postal orders so that recipients would have to go to the post office and in some areas, after Gordon Brown's reign, these have become scarcer than hen's teeth.
And then on Saturday, Jason Manford is also at the Empire - although I hear tickets are scarcer than hen's teeth.
Or do we not care that jobs are getting scarcer than hen's teeth? The dole queue shows that we have able-bodied people who could fill vacancies as long as there were some to fill.
Employment opportunities are scarcer than hen's teeth, particularly for a parolee who cannot leave the state.