This one was uttered by a guy accused of shooting a woman in the face with a crossbow. Heard on a Memphis local news network, WREG. Here’s the video:
This is a conflation of “lying through (one’s) teeth” (to lie brazenly) and “out of (one’s) mind” (crazy). Or is it possible she had dentures? A big thanks to Lou Pugliese for hearing this one and sending it in.
This was heard on the Rachel Maddow Show from Astajuan Subasang of the Daily Beast, who was talking about Gorka leaving the Trump Administration: “…the White House is lying its teeth off.” This is a nice mashup of “lying through your teeth” (telling someone something that you know is completely false) and “lying your ass off” (lie continually). I suppose if you can lie your ass off it is not hard to think you can do the same with your teeth. A big thanks to Frank King who heard this one and passed it on!