The story of Jack Sprat
So put your money where your mouth is

from Redman – Rated R Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This refers to an English nursery rhyme that first appeared in a 1639 collection by John Clarke.

It’s a pun. Jack Sprat ate no fat. Because he didn’t eat much, Jack Sprat did not “put his money where [his mouth was].”

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