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Re: Fat chance

Posted by Joanne on January 15, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Fat chance posted by ESC on January 15, 2004

: "Fat chance" (no "s") means very little chance. The speaker is being sarcastic.

: In my part of the U.S., I have heard: "The chances of that happening are slim and none" and "Chances are slim that it will happen." But I have never heard "slim chances."

Oh, I understand now! Thank you again!