Posted by Pádraic on May 28, 2003
In Reply to: Derivation posted by J. Boehmke on May 28, 2003
: What is the derivation of "pulling a fast one"??
it means "cheating" or "playing a trick on someone".
Example: When a waiter or shop keeper tries to give you too little change you could ask "are you trying to pull a fast one on me buster?!"