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it's never over till the fat lady sings

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it's never over till the fat lady sings

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Things are never finished until they are finished; further possibilities of action exist here: Like they say around here, ''The opera's never over till the fat lady sings.'' What hotel are you staying at, little lady?

[1970s+ Baseball; originated by Dan Cook, a San Antonio broadcaster, and based on Yogi Berra's ''It ain't over till it's over'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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