Posted by L on November 04, 2004
In Reply to: Hi posted by whozthis on November 04, 2004
: Whats the origin of the phrase "It aint over till the fat lady sings"
bluffers' guide to opera.
the last piece of opera is usually a large female vocalist. opera is apparently so turgid that people try to leave early on the pretext of thinking it is over.
- It ain't over till the fat lady sings. Smokey Stover 04/November/04