You'll find none of the 'beer and skittles' of the country up here.
"They received me and my news as one receives a dog in a game of skittles," said he in conclusion.
Bless me, everything's beer and skittles with you just at present then!
The children as good as usual, and even Skittles jolly to the last.
The broken peg skittles dealt with above will do admirably for this ...