fat and happy

fat and happy

Fig. content, as if from being well-fed. Since all the employees were fat and happy, there was little incentive to improve productivity. You look fat and happy. Has life been treating you well?
See also: and, fat, happy
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According to pre-op Fern, she didn't care about being big, she was fat and happy.
This has turned into a PC fat and happy mantra, one that all overweight people must repeat, while smiling, obviously, whenever asked about their weight.
Fat and happy and skinny and confused are both cons and Fern has now exposed them as such.
I've decided just to let things go and be fat and happy.
IT depends on what weight you'll be when you reach the fat and happy stage.