phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at
The Phrase Finder
Discussion Forum Home
Meanings and origins of phrases and sayings
Famous Last Words
Discussion Forum Archives
A Phrase A Week
A fat lot of good
Posted by Adrian on June 30, 2010 at 20:14
"A fat lot of good that'll do you"
What's the origin of "fat" with this meaning? Any ideas?
Re: A fat lot of good
Victoria S Dennis