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A FOUR-LEAF CLOVER IS GOOD LUCK. A FIVE-LEAF CLOVER
IS BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THIS IS A SUEPRSTITION COMMON IN THE OSWALD FAMILY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.11

Date learned: 09-20-1967

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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY

THE FOUR LEAF CLOVER IS THE TRADITIONAL GOOD LUCK CHARM.
WEARING ONE ON ST. PAT'S DAY BRINGS DOUBLE LUCK.

Where learned: HOME ; RELATIVES HOME

James Callow Keyword(s): SYMBOL

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- February 17
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.4

Date learned: CA1960-1975

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CLOVER BELIEF

AS CHILDREN IN MAMARONECK, NEW YORK, WE BELIEVED THAT IF
FOUR LEAF CLOVER MEANS GOOD LUCK.

James Callow comment: INCOMPLETE ITEM

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11

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GOOD LUCK ( COLLECTOR'S TITLE ) ; GOOD LUCK; CLOVER ( CLASSIFIERS TITLE )

IF YOU FIND A FOUR- LEAF CLOVER SAVE IT FOR IT WILL BRING YOU LUCK.

Submitter comment: MY AUNT TOLD ME THIS WHEN I WAS SMALL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11

Date learned: 11-21-1967

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GOOD LUCK: OBJECTS ( CLASSIFIER'S TITLE )

THE CHRISTMAS TREE TRUNK BEHIND YOUR FRONT DOOR FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR
BRINGS GOOD LUCK

Submitter comment: MISS ZITZEWITZ LEARNED THIS BELIEF AS A CHILD IN PANAMA.

Where learned: PANAMA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11

Date learned: 10-02-1963

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BELIEF ( COLLECTOR'S TITLE ) ; GOOD LUCK: CLOVER ( CLASSIFIER'S TITLE )

IT IS GOOD LUCK IF YOU FIND A FOUR LEAF CLOVER.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Clover ; Four Leaf ; Irish ; LUCK ; NUMBER ; PREDICTION ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11

Date learned: 04-02-1968

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POSTCARD FOR LUCK

GOOD LUCK
I PATIENTLY TUMBLED OVER
THE POSTCARDS OLD AND NEW,
TO FIND THIS FOUR LEAF CLOVER
TO SEND FOR LUCK TO YOU.
THE FIRST LEAF STANDS FOR PATIENCE
THE SECOND FOR PLUCK
THE THIRD FOR PERSEVERANCE
THAT'S WHY THE FOURTH BRINGS LUCK.

Submitter comment: THE VERSE IS PRINTED ON THE FRONT CARD, WITH A PICTURE OF A
CLOVER.

Where learned: OHIO ; VERSE ON POSTCARD ; PAINESVILLE

Keyword(s): CHARM ; RHYME: ABABCDED

James Callow Keyword(s): AMULET ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
686 Seconds / Twice / Two
686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
686 Fourths / Quarters
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11

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