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it’s no skin off my teeth expression or saying

I am not affected by this


From Ching-Yi Dougherty, a colleague of Pa’s at UCSC

Collected by

M & N – 1970s
Mark & Naomi


A beguiling elision of “no skin off my nose” with “by the skin of my teeth”

Submitted: 04/09/2021 by Mark

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