Buckley's and none

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Buckley's and none

Little to no chance of something. It is likely a pun on the name "Buckley & Nunn," a department store that was founded in 1851. It is often preceded by "two chances" in some form or another. Primarily heard in Australia. A: "Do you think she'd go out on a date with me?" B: "I'd say you have two chances—Buckley's and none."
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