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Biggles flies undone expression or saying

1. (Meaningless interjection at any allusion to the fictional character James Bigglesworth, or to any other similarly improbably ept aviator)
2. Your flies are undone

Origin

Throw-away line at the end of the Monty Python sketch Biggles Dictates a Letter – 1970s

Collected by

M & N
Mark & Naomi

Notes

James “Biggles” Bigglesworth is a dashing fighter pilot, created by “Captain” WE Johns, whose adventures were rather popular with boys post-WW2

Submitted: 26/05/2021 by Mark

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