Doesn't know shit from Shinola In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "Doesn't know shit from Shinola", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Hank Nguyen calendar 2021-08-24 11:08

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not tell shit from Shinola

Not know shit from Shinola slang rude

Be ignorant, innocent or totally unaware; not know what's what 

Today I've been assigned to a freshman group, and they don't know shit from Shinola.

He doesn't know shit from Shinola, so he can't teach me how to deal with this.

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