That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee meaning

What does the saying 'That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee' mean?

Idiom: That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee

Meaning:

This is used to describe something that is deemed worthless. "He's got a Ph.D. in Philosophy." "So? That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee."

Country: American English American English | Subject Area: Money | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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