Alteration of none of your business, to soften the force of the retort.
none of your bees’ wax!
- 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…
- ^ Palmatier, Robert Allen (1995) Speaking of Animals: A Dictionary of Animal Metaphors, Greenwood Press, →ISBN, pages p.23