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No Dice

You use the expression ‘No Dice’ to refuse a proposition or offer of some type.

Example of use: “Trade me your avocado sandwich for my peanut butter one?” Answer: “No dice!”

Interesting fact about No Dice

The phrase ‘no dice’ originated in America in the early 20th century. Gambling was illegal in several states, making gamblers take care to hide their dice or even swallow them if challenged by authorities. Courts would often throw gambling cases out if no dice were in evidence.