the server is hallucinating

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Mar 13 16:04:47 UTC 2002

At 10:55 AM -0500 3/13/02, Alice Faber wrote:
>Steve Kl. wrote:
>>On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Alice Faber wrote:
>>>  The repeating started around Thursday or Friday but the repeated posts were
>>>  older. In any case, it seems to have stopped for now (touch wood).
>>What's the distinction between touching wood and knocking wood?
>How bruised your knuckles are?
>>Is there
>>regional variation?
>Not that I'm aware of. For what it's worth, I'm from the NY area.
So am I, and I've always heard and used "knock on wood" or, less
often, "knock wood".


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