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to ask you lot to hold your thumbs for DD please?

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AtYourCervix Mon 11-Jul-11 11:22:11

she has her grade 7 ballet exam at 1pm. She couldn't practice much because her knees have flared up again so is feeling a bit unprepared.

Good vibes very welcome.

nethunsreject Mon 11-Jul-11 11:24:00

All the best!

purplepidjin Mon 11-Jul-11 11:25:51

<woo woo woo>

^^ That's me sending telepathic waves of good luck to Mini-Atyour grin

NewbeeMummy Mon 11-Jul-11 11:26:31

good vibes sent your way

@OP - you're not a saffer are you? Just asked as I've not heard the phrase "hold thumbs" for years

AtYourCervix Mon 11-Jul-11 11:29:15

what's a saffer?

got it from Ballet Shoes.

IroningBoardForSurfBoard Mon 11-Jul-11 11:29:50

fingers, eyes, legs and arms crossed for her smile

AtYourCervix Mon 11-Jul-11 11:29:55

has to be said. I'm more tense than she is blush

NewbeeMummy Mon 11-Jul-11 11:30:35

Saffer = South African

AuntiePickleBottom Mon 11-Jul-11 11:30:47

Good luck to your DD

CheerMum Mon 11-Jul-11 11:32:00

thumbs clenched, let us know how she gets on x x x

AgentZigzag Mon 11-Jul-11 11:35:16

Lots of luck for your DD (not that she'll need it) smile

MrsSchadenfreude Mon 11-Jul-11 11:46:38

We hold thumbs in our family - think it is a European thing, as they do it in Poland too (I'm of German descent).

itisnearlysummer Mon 11-Jul-11 12:26:57

Ooh wishing her good luck.

My DD did her pre-primary ballet exam last weekend! I fear we have many more years of this to come!

MummyTigger Mon 11-Jul-11 12:27:58

Good luck smile I bet she'll be amazing! I miss my ballet classes... can't wait to go and see any future daughters of mine doing classes :D

(note: nothing against boys doing ballet! If DS wants to join, he totally can!)

kreecherlivesupstairs Mon 11-Jul-11 12:30:34

I wondered what that meant and was curious.
Do you mind if I cross my fingers? I need to do some ironing and it will be tricky with held thumbs.

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