Posted by ESC on March 17, 2000
In Reply to: Happy as larry posted by vikki on March 17, 2000
: obviously, what is the origin of the phrase?
There's information on "Happy as Larry" under Larry at the Search for a Phrase page at this site. It's an Australian phrase.
While we're on that subject, there's a great site, Outrageous Aussie Sayings, at http://www.sunburntcountry.au.com/sayings/