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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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fucked upmorally reprehensible; clearly and grossly objectionableRate it:

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line one's pocketsTo accumulate personal wealth, especially in an illegal or morally objectionable manner.Rate it:

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take the biscuitTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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take the cakeTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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throw one's weight aroundTo exercise influence or authority especially to an excessive degree or in an objectionable manner.Rate it:

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wicked tongueAn abusive, vulgar, nasty, or otherwise objectionable manner of speaking.Rate it:

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