Cost an arm and a leg

Posted by Bob on April 09, 2002

In Reply to: Cost an arm and a leg posted by Sunny on April 09, 2002

: Can anyone please tell me where this phrase "Costs an arm and a leg" comes from? Not the menaing of it but where it originates. Thanks

Aprevious posting has some speculation: bulletin_board 5 messages 1365.html