a little bit of bread and no cheese
a little bit of bread and no cheese (UK, idiomatic, onomatopoeic) the song of the yellowhammer. 1896, Edward Marston, By meadow and stream: pleasant memories of pleasant places It is delightful to hear the yellowhammer's song — his only song : "A little bit of bread and no cheese." 1937, Lovely places I remember (in The Rotarian, volume 50, number 2, February 1937) "A little bit of bread and no cheese!" cry the yellowhammers petulantly. But no one takes any notice of them.
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