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  • A few roos loose in the top paddock
  • A nod is as good as a wink to a blind bat ( A line from Monty Python's Flying Circus )
  • A political carnival
  • All the fun of the fair
  • All's fair in love and war
  • Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life ( Monty Python's Flying Circus song )
  • America's Next Top Model
  • And now for something completely different ( A catchphrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus )
  • As brave as a lion
  • Balancing act
  • Barnet Fair ( Cockney rhyming slang for hair )
  • Beard the lion in his den
  • Big tent revival
  • Blow your top
  • Bread and circuses
  • By fair means or foul
  • Cherry top
  • Come out on top
  • Comedy circuit ( A number of places where comedy is performed )
  • Cream always rises to the top
  • Dolphin friendly
  • Faint heart never won fair lady
  • Fair Trade
  • Fair and Balanced ( FOX News advertising slogan )
  • Fair and aboveboard
  • Fair and square
  • Fair crack of the whip
  • Fair dinkum
  • Fair do's
  • Fair enough
  • Fair exchange is no robbery
  • Fair game
  • Fair go
  • Fair market value ( a reasonable price for an article for sale )
  • Fair play
  • Fair play to you
  • Fair sex
  • Fair shake
  • Fair to middling
  • Fair to midland
  • Field day
  • For fair
  • For top laps ( The Economist advertising slogan )
  • Fred Carno's circus
  • From the top
  • From top to toe
  • Go over the top
  • Go to the top of the class
  • If you can't ride two horses at once, you shouldn't be in the circus
  • In like a lion out like a lamb
  • In tip top condition
  • Into the lion's den
  • It's a fair cop
  • It's lonely at the top
  • It's tough at the top
  • Just what I needed ( Circuit City advertising slogan )
  • Kangaroos in your top paddock
  • Keep on top of
  • Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars ( A catchphrase from Casey Kasem In America's Top 40 )
  • Lion's share
  • Major league ( A baseball expression meaning at the top rank )
  • March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb
  • Media circus
  • Mendoza line ( A baseball expression denoting a line marking a very poor performance )
  • My Fair Lady ( Lerner and Loewe musical )
  • No fair!
  • No one expects the Spanish Inquisition ( A catchphrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus )
  • Nudge nudge, wink wink ( A line from Monty Python's Flying Circus )
  • Off the top of my head
  • On top of the world
  • Only the brave deserve the fair and the fair deserve JAEGER ( Jaeger Sportswear advertising slogan )
  • Opening night ( the first night of a theatrical performance )
  • Out of the top drawer
  • Over the top
  • Peak performance
  • Put your head into the lion's mouth
  • Race proven performance ( Kumho Tires advertising slogan )
  • Rock a bye baby on the tree top, when the wind blows the cradle will rock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Roll up, roll up, all the fun of the fair
  • San Siro Stadium ( tourist attraction in Italy )
  • Send In The Clowns ( Stephen Sondheim song )
  • Shout at the top of one's lungs
  • Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Sleep like a top
  • Take it from the top
  • Tears Of A Clown ( Smokey Robinson song )
  • The Adventure of the Lion's Mane ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Clown Killer ( Nickname of John Gacy )
  • The Clown Prince ( Nickname of Paul Gascoigne )
  • The Fair City ( Nickname of Dublin Ireland )
  • The Greatest Show on Earth ( Barnum & Bailey Circus advertising slogan )
  • The Lion In Winter ( Peter O'Toole / Katharine Hepburn movie )
  • The Lion King ( Disney cartoon movie )
  • The Lion of Judah ( Nickname of Haile Selassie )
  • The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • The Nou Camp Stadium ( tourist attraction in Spain )
  • The Tears of a Clown
  • The Top Ten
  • The elevator doesn't go to the top floor
  • The lion leaps from strength to strength ( Peugeot advertising slogan )
  • The lion may lie down with the lamb, but the lamb won't get much sleep ( Woody Allen line )
  • The top banana in the West ( Hughes Air West advertising slogan )
  • The top of the programme
  • The view from the top
  • Thin on top
  • Tonight's top ten list ( A catchphrase from David Letterman In The Late Show )
  • Top Hat ( Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers movie )
  • Top and tail
  • Top banana
  • Top breeders recommend it ( Pedigree Chum Dog food advertising slogan )
  • Top dog
  • Top dollar
  • Top down
  • Top drawer
  • Top flight
  • Top gear
  • Top hole
  • Top it off
  • Top marks
  • Top notch
  • Top o' the morning
  • Top of the hour
  • Top of the pops
  • Top of the range
  • Top of the shop ( Bingo call for number ninety )
  • Top of the tree
  • Top out at
  • Top people take the Times ( The Times advertising slogan )
  • Top priority
  • Top quality
  • Top seed
  • Top shelf magazine
  • Top slicing
  • Top table
  • Top the bill
  • Top tips
  • Under the big top
  • Vanity Fair ( William Makepeace Thackeray book )
  • Wall of death
  • Was there a lion on your egg this morning? ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • World's Fair
  • You can rely on the lion ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • You can't top the copper top ( Duracell Batteries advertising slogan )

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