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dontcry commented on the word by hook and by crook
April 22, 2009
sionnach commented on the word by hook and by crook
Well, if you said this I'd know what you meant. But isn't the standard version of this phrase "by hook OR by crook"? Which parallels the "fair or foul" explanation, as indeed it should.
April 21, 2009
gangerh commented on the word by hook and by crook
I've always known it as 'by hook or by crook'.
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