kneck and kneck

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Mon Sep 3 03:03:26 UTC 2007

>  It's a funny expression for human runners anyway.  Must come from horse

Yes, it seems to have. That's where the OED cites lead, anyway. I
wonder why not "nose and nose" though -- there must be some reason to
which horsey people are privy.

James Harbeck.

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