I'm rubber, you're glue

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I'm rubber, you're glue

  1. (childish) Countering an attack on one's character.
    • 1948, Emily Dickinson (unverified), The Atlantic, volume 181, Atlantic Monthly Co., page 61
      “You’re nothing but a — a cheat,” Florence said.
      I’m rubber, you’re glue, everything you say sticks right back to you,” John said calmly, complete master with all the answers.

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