|2.||not a sausage|
Nothing, zip, zero. Jolly term to describe the abscence of an item sought.
Suggested origin is from the Cockney rhyming slang 'Sausage and mash' used to mean 'cash', or money. Hence 'not a sausage' to mean 'no cash' or 'nothing'.
Is there anything in the cupboard?
Not a sausage.
|1.||not a sausage|
Colloquialism: "nothing at all".
Comes from English slang; exact origin is unknown.
"There's nothing in the fridge," said Richard. "Not a sausage."