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
Sponsors and corporate groups are only going to be alienated by the inconvenience of postponements - especially when the only precautions they see being taken are rueful glances to the heavens, crossed fingers
and the hope ground staff can beat the odds.
I am awfully sorry for the guys of Ferrari and for all the fans which crossed fingers
for me,'' Schumacher said.
Harty also said that tomorrow's Post Position draw at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel would be crucial and admitted that there would be plenty of sweaty palms and crossed fingers
at the ceremony.
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.
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.
But I can remember when the work was done on paper - and involved a lot of calculations and crossed fingers
Twelve years ago, the satellite phone required a fixed position, plenty of extra batteries and lots of crossed fingers
. Today's satellite phones are the size of a large cell phone, have good batteries and can be used while crossing the desert in an armored vehicle at 50 miles per hour.
Many of the worriers will make merry this holiday season and dampen their worrying with hopes and crossed fingers
. Some are already expecting to do a lot of belt tightening.
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.
EVENT Liverpool's Dream After four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers
, it's official...they're back!