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 Good Form, Bad Form.Good Graces (To get into one’s). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Good Friday.
 
The anniversary of the Crucifixion. “Good” means holy. Probably good = God, as in the phrase “Good-bye” (q.v.).   1
   Born on Good Friday. According to ancient superstition, those born on Christmas Day or Good Friday have the power of seeing and commanding spirits.   2
 


 Good Form, Bad Form.Good Graces (To get into one’s). 

 
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