"Lord, if I can’t be skinny, please let all my friends be fat” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many gift items, such as T-shirts, buttons, bumper stickers and posters. The saying has been cited in print since at least 1998 and is of unknown authorship.
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# 470 - LORD, IF I CAN’T BE SKINNY PLEASE LET MY FRIENDS BE FAT
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Lord, if I can’t be skinny, let all my friends be fat.
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3. Lord, if I can’t be skinny, let all my friends be fat.
Women and Dieting Culture:
Inside a Commercial Weight Loss Group
By Kandi M. Stinson
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press
Recently I spotted a bumper (Pg. 86—ed.) sticker that read, “Lord, if I can’t be thin, let all my friends be fat.”
29 April 1983, Augusta (GA) Chronicle, “Undoing what’s done is job of Legislature” by Bill Kirby, pg. B1, col. 4:
PRAYER FOR TODAY: “Lord, if I can’t be skinny, let all my friends be fat.”
I Fail to Miss Your Point
By Jim O’Bryon
Longwood, FL: Xulon Press
Bumper Sticker: God If I Can’t Be Skinny, Let All My Friends Be Fat
Optimize Your Life!:
Interactive Worksheets CD Edition
By Bernhoff A. Dahl
Bangor, ME: Apellicon-Pearson Press
Lord, if I can’t be skinny, please let all my friends be fat.