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8 edition of A tinker"s damn found in the catalog.

A tinker"s damn

by Darryl Wimberley

  • 293 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by MacMurray & Beck in Denver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida
    • Subjects:
    • Tobacco farmers -- Fiction,
    • Vendetta -- Fiction,
    • Land tenure -- Fiction,
    • Florida -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDarryl Wimberley.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.I47844 T56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination281 p. ;
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786734M
      ISBN 101878448048
      LC Control Number00042373
      OCLC/WorldCa44270562

      "Not worth a tinker’s damn” refers to the swearing of tinkers (common laborers who were known to swear often in the early s). The expression means that something is insignificant or worthless. “Tinker’s curse” has been cited in print since at least “Not worth a tinker’s.. blessing!“ was printed in an newspaper. I've decided to post a chapter a week of my new story, A Tinker's Damn, the first book in my new series, Descendants of a Dead Earth. I hope you all enjoy it. I hope you all enjoy it. For those of you who have already read Chapter 1, I've made significant changes, something I never did with my other stories.

      tinker's damn. or tinker's dam. noun. the least value or merit; nothing or anything at all: It's not worth a tinker's damn. Nearby words. Idioms. care/give a tinker's damn, to have or feel little or no concern; be . Tinkers () is the first novel by American author, Paul novel tells the stories of George Washington Crosby, an elderly clock repairman, and of his father, Howard. On his deathbed, George remembers his father, who was a tinker selling household goods from a donkey-drawn cart and who struggled with epilepsy. The novel was published by Bellevue Literary Press, a sister Author: Paul Harding.

        And as a class, tinkers were not known for their polite language. As the OED says, “The low repute in which these, esp. the itinerant sort, were held in former times is shown by the expressions to swear like a tinker, a tinker’s curse or damn, as drunk or as quarrelsome as a tinker, etc.”. Tinker's damn definition: the slightest heed (esp in the phrase not give a tinker's damn or cuss) | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.


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A Tinker’s Dam Meaning. Definition: Something completely worthless. The full expression is usually not worth a tinker’s dam. Origin of a Tinker’s Dam. There is some disagreement regarding the spelling of this idiom.

Some claim it is tinker’s dam while others say it should be tinker’s damn. To understand this, it is important to know that a tinker is a person who travels from one place to another repairing small. Something that is insignificant or worthless. There's some debate over whether this phrase should be 'tinker's dam' - a small dam to hold solder, used by tinkers when mending pans, or 'tinker's damn' - a tinker's curse, considered of little significance because tinkers were reputed to swear habitually.

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It was used by tinkers and was usually made of mud or clay, or sometimes other materials at hand, such as wet paper. The material was built up around the outside of the hole, so as to plug it.