Date: Mon, 18 Sep 1995 09:30:07 -0500

From: Katherine Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BGA.COM

Subject: Re: no mishaps

On Mon, 18 Sep 1995, Merri Lisa Johnson wrote:

There is a phrase that I use and yet am not sure what the exact words are. Has

anyone heard: Borrowing no mishaps / Barring no mishaps. Which one is the


Hmmm. I've always said and heard "barring any mishap," or sometimes

"mishaps," plural.

Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]