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|leftydee||Origin: I Ain't Broke But I'm Badly Bent (21)||RE: Origin: I Ain't Broke But I'm Badly Bent||03 Dec 09|
It's a very old expression. I have a letter that my grandfather wrote to his mother during the Spanish-American War that asks for a few cents for postage as " I'm not broke but badly bent". It was 1898, I think.