none of your bees' wax

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Alteration of none of your business, to soften the force of the retort. [1]


none of your bees wax!

  1. Alternative form of none of your beeswax.
    • 1950: Buena Vista Stine, The Talented Wench: A Novel, p155
      None of your bees’ wax!” the boy returned impudently. But his eyes blinked with a funny, frightened rapidity. His bare feet, filthy beyond description…


  1. ^ Palmatier, Robert Allen (1995) Speaking of Animals: A Dictionary of Animal Metaphors, Greenwood Press, →ISBN, pages p.23