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Chris -- 2015-05-30
I can’t claim bragging rights for this. I ran into “hand-fisted” on the Web today, but when I did the Google search the very first hit I got was this very smart and thorough analysis by Mark Liberman on Language Log from Aug 14, 2004: http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/language … 01349.html . As far as I can tell it’s not in the actual Database—forgive me if I just missed it.