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fanny adams

noun (Brit, slang)
(usually preceded by sweet) absolutely nothing at all Often shortened to f.a., FA, SFA
(mainly nautical) (formerly) tinned meat, esp mutton
Word Origin
C19: for sense 1: a euphemism for fuck all for sense 2: from the name of a young murder victim whose body was cut up into small pieces.
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