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    Meaning of this phrase

    Hi,

    Kindly tell me what is the meaning and origin of this phrase.
    "I wouldn't know you from a bar of soap"

    Thanks
    -Prashant

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    Re: Meaning of this phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi,

    Kindly tell me what is the meaning and origin of this phrase.
    "I wouldn't know you from a bar of soap"

    Thanks
    -Prashant
    I believe it's a variation of "I don't know you from Adam" i.e.
    "I have never met you and do not know anything about you "

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