fanny adams


noun British slang

(usually preceded by sweet) absolutely nothing at allOften shortened to: f.a., FA, SFA
mainly nautical (formerly) tinned meat, esp mutton

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Word Origin for fanny adams

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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