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Posted by Gary on November 13, 2003

In Reply to: Cribbage posted by Faulkner on November 12, 2003

: I've been trying to find the origins of the phrases 'One for his knob' and 'Two for his heels' for some time now. Does anyone know why this is said in a random old card game?

Nob just means head. The rules of cribbage give a point for a jack. One for his nob is just a more colourful way of saying one for a jack.