you had to do this to survive you were, “Piss Poor”, but worse than that, pot, they “Didn't have a pot to Piss in ” & were the lowest of the low. The use of the earthy “haven't got a pot to piss in ” caught my eye, especially because of the contrast with the $, chamberpot. (Some pot!. pot to piss in work (). To have no money. He doesnt have a pot to piss in. by Atlantis May 16, Mug icon.