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Posted by Pádraic on May 28, 2003

In Reply to: Derivation posted by J. Boehmke on May 28, 2003

: What is the derivation of "pulling a fast one"??

it means "cheating" or "playing a trick on someone".
Example: When a waiter or shop keeper tries to give you too little change you could ask "are you trying to pull a fast one on me buster?!"