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To have luxuries.


When I land my movie contract we will be in
fat city.


This is a type of slang that adds city to a word to indicate a
location of some condition - if you do that you'll end up in trouble city. And of course fat has been used for centuries as a synonym for rich and well-to-do people. From the fact that only the rich had the money to buy the food and the servants to do the work - both things adding to their size. The idea that gout is a rich-man's disease is from the rich foods of the wealthy contributing to the medical condition.

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