A statement that indicates a person is not all there
. The happy meal is symbolic of a well rounded, mentally healthy individual
. However, being a few fries short, the happy meal
isn't quite as happy, and may well be mentally disturbed
. Frequently used when someone does something very odd or otherwise demonstrates abnormal mental capacity
. For example:
Guy 1: Did you see Richard Simmons on Leno last night?
Guy 2: Yeah, he's a few fries short of a happy meal.