"a Hail Mary of a chance"

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 11 06:53:11 UTC 2011

Or, perhaps, "a hell of a chance"?? [Yes, with the initial article]


On 11/11/2011 12:31 AM, Garson O'Toole wrote:
> Perhaps the phrase "a Hail Mary of a chance" may also by connected to
> "a prayer of a chance" since a Hail Mary is a prayer in addition to
> being a type of football pass in more recent days.
> ...

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