Mudcat Café message #1840496 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #94873   Message #1840496
Posted By: GUEST,Rowan
21-Sep-06 - 11:12 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Diamond Joe--'diamond studded jaw?'
Subject: RE: Origins: Diamond Joe--'diamond studded jaw?'
Art Thieme's comment "it's a fine image of a guy who believes 'If ya got it, flaunt it!'" reminds me of an expression, common in Australia, with similar intent but pejorative overtones;
Flash as a rat with a gold tooth! I don't know of any song containing or even inspired by this expression though.

CHeers, Rowan.