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 Wrong Side of the Cloth (That is the).Wrong’un (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wrong Sow by the Ear (You have the).
 
You have made a mistake in choice, come to the wrong shop or box; or misapprehended the subject. Pigs are caught by the ear. (See Sow.)   1
 


 Wrong Side of the Cloth (That is the).Wrong’un (A). 

 
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