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 Rule of Thumb (The).Rule the Roost (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rule of the Road (The).
 
       
“The rule of the road’s an anomaly quite,
In riding or driving along:
If you go to the left you are sure to go right,
If you go to the right you go wrong.”
It is not so in France.   1
 


 Rule of Thumb (The).Rule the Roost (To). 

 
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