Big Fella Thanks, who is a best-priced 16-1 with sportinbet, was at Aintree for a racecourse gallop and will now run in the blue silks of the Crossed Fingers
And although nobody has ever said so, I have always supposed that there were also some crossed fingers
, a few moments of doubt, the occasional muttered curse, and perhaps a prayer or two.
Which is why longtime customers such as Dana Bleitz are driving around today with crossed fingers
and long faces after getting the bad news.
In the case of the classic double marble phenomenon, for example, one marble felt at two points on its surface by crossed fingers
can be perceived differently, as either one marble or two, depending upon different contextual factors.
Twelve years ago, the satellite phone required a fixed position, plenty of extra batteries and lots of crossed fingers
Many of the worriers will make merry this holiday season and dampen their worrying with hopes and crossed fingers
And yet, in the zip line example, an "attractive nuisance" has been installed with little more than crossed fingers
and a desire to make camp more challenging, attractive, inviting, and exciting.
To shave expenses, the company relies more on crossed fingers
than special security measures when shipping its beef and pork.
But given the newness of the eCRM function for most retailers - and the many things that can still go wrong - there are still a lot of crossed fingers
in executive suites.
Made with three tons of stone, it has a 7ft fibreglass hand holding a lucky penny in its crossed fingers
It's time to stop running the country with crossed fingers
and wake up to the fact extreme weather isn't rare enough to ignore any more.
Alongside the pic of all three with crossed fingers
Jiffy wrote: "Leaving my phone on just in case we get a call from the lions.
Dex shows youngsters the way Although the Crossed Fingers
Partnership was out of luck with Kellystown Lad and Sophonie on the card, the syndicate gained compensation when Desperate Dex put his younger rivals in the shade in the 3m handicap chase.
Huge application forms (even for the most menial of positions, I can testify to that) detailing your every movement since you where a stem cell, are posted with anticipation and crossed fingers
, only to be filed without acknowledgement.
That means we all have responsibility to take adequate precautions to protect ourselves rather than relying on crossed fingers
and sweet words.