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like pigs in poo

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like pigs in clover

adjective phrase

Very happy; euphoric: Paramount's general counsel laughs, ''This part of the job I enjoy. We're like pigs in clover''

[1800s+; probably a euphemized version of happy as a pig in shit; pigs in clover is a children's game first marketed in 1889]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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