Date: Thu, 2 Jun 1994 13:41:00 EDT
From: "Dennis.Preston" 22709MGR[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MSU.EDU
Subject: Re: Truce Terms
I assumed that crossing the fingers was necessary. It was, in fact, the
(folk?) etymology of 'King's X.' Your fingers were 'X-ed.'
In fact, sneaky kids would be tagged and then reveal that their toes were
crossed, apparently in those safer times down Louisville way, making one
I even remember some kids claiming immunity since their hair or eyes were
crossed. These claims usually led to extended debate.
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