The phrase ‘No Thanks to You’ means I cannot thank you for what happened, because you did not cause it.
Example of Use: Jane: “It looks like the picnic wasn’t ruined despite the fact that I forgot the potato salad.” Mary: “Yes, it was okay. No thanks to you, of course.”
No one really knows the origin of the idiom 'no thanks to you.' This somewhat rude statement may have been in use for more than one hundred years, or it may be relatively new; what is known however is that the word 'thanks,' meaning gratitude, has been in use since the middle of the 13th century. It was used as a shortened form of 'I give you thanks' ever since the 1580s.