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Re: Cheap as Chips

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 24, 2000

In Reply to: Cheap as Chips posted by Mike on October 24, 2000

: Does anyone know of this phrase and/or where it originates?

Seems British or Australian from viewing a series of web sites containing the phrase.
Your phrase seems to mean "inexpensive" as in
"The tickets to the concert are as cheap as chips"
There is a chain of variety stores in Australia named from your phrase.