Fanny Adams (30 April – 24 August ) was an English girl who was murdered by solicitor's clerk Frederick Baker in Alton, Hampshire, on 24 August The murder itself was extraordinarily brutal and caused a national outcry in the United Kingdom. Fanny was abducted by Baker and taken into a hop garden near her home.
"Fanny Adams (naval), tinned mutton." It wasn't until later that 'sweet Fanny Adams' came to mean 'nothing'. The term 'fuck all' has long been with us with that meaning, although how long isn't clear as politeness caused it not to be recorded in print until the 20th century. It surely dates back to at least the early 19th century.
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Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre was proclaimed a National Historical Treasure by the city of Gatlinburg and recognized by the th Tennessee State Senate. Over 30 original musical comedies have had their World Premieres at the Theatre, with many of these productions going on to play in cities throughout the country, such as Las Vegas and Atlantic.
To add insult to injury over a murder case so shocking, in tins of mutton were introduced into the Royal Navy food rations and when sailors opened the tins, they declared the contents must be the butchered remains of ‘sweet Fanny Adams,’ the tins themselves became known as ‘Fanny’s’.