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silly

Cricket (of a fielding position) near the batsman's wicket
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place I turn From crossing my fingers (which apparently early Christians used to do to ward off evil) to regularly saying "touch wood" before tapping my desk (which prevents the devil from hearing unwise comments) along with making wishes on eyelashes (even Google has no idea why people do this) I'm sillily superstitious.
26) Believe it or not, I read it; and, while it is naively and sometimes sillily written, I don't find it as shocking as you seem to do.
Exceptions to constraints have been mentioned by Bauer (2001: 130), who cites sillily, as a contradiction to the phonological constraint above mentioned (cf.