gone to pot


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gone to pot

- Comes from Elizabethan times, when leftover meat was thrown into a big pot for another meal.
See also related terms for throwing.
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If he had known how deep I am in now, the will would have gone to pot without waiting for a duel to help.
There are a few concerns over Root's batting displays but the major worry is that his tossing form has gone to pot on the tour of the Caribbean.
Bobby George really has gone to pot - darts' King of Bling gives cannabis oil to his ailing dogs.
Pam, 75, stunned TV viewers last month by smoking cannabis with nuns and getting high on a bong while filming Gone To Pot: An American Road Trip.
CHRISTOPHER Biggins sitting in the bathroom of a "magical marijuana mystery tour bus" crying "Help!" after helping himself to much cannabis-laced food (Gone To Pot: American Road Trip, ITV, Monday, Wednesday and Friday).
Gone To Pot: American Road Trip UTV, 9pm ENTERTAINMENT Celebrities John Fashanu, Pam St Clement, Linda Robson, Christopher Biggins and Bobby George are on the last leg of their magical marijuana tour in the US.
Jennifer Craig; GONE TO POT; Second Story Press (Fiction: General) 19.95 ISBN: 9781772600346
Alas, while we always had things to disagree about with the powersthat-be at the council, it would have been hard to say that Gateshead Council in the 1990s and 2000s had "gone to pot".