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 Min’cio or Min’tio.Mind your Own Business. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mind your Eye.
 
Be careful or vigilant; keep a sharp look out; keep your eyes open to guard against mischief. School-boy wit, Mens tuus ego.   1
        “‘Perhaps it may be so’ (says I); ‘but mind your eye, and take care you don’t put your foot in it.’”—Haliburton.
        “‘You must mind your eye, George; a good many tents are robbed every week.’”—C. Reade.
 


 Min’cio or Min’tio.Mind your Own Business. 

 
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