Posted by Bob on November 08, 2003
In Reply to: The origin of "hit the jackpot" posted by Simon Su on November 08, 2003
: I am a student of English department in Taiwan( Not a part of China,I insist) I need to have a report on the origin of the phrase" hit the jackpot" Due to the approach of the midterm exam, I am quite about that. Because I have been searching for information for quite a long time.Unfortunately, I apparently destined to fail. Finally I find this website.I also find some nice information about the jackpot. But I need the complete information about the origin.I need help.Thanks
On the previous page, near the top, is a "Search" box. Type in Jackpot and you'll see all previous discussions of the term, including the origin.