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 Beer and Skittles.Beeswing. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beer aux Mouches,
 
or Beer aux corneilles. To stand gaping in the air (at the flies or the rooks). Béer, Old French for bayer, to gape.   1
 


 Beer and Skittles.Beeswing. 

 
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