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IT IS GOOD LUCK TO FALL OUT OF BED, BECAUSE IT MEANS
THAT YOU WILL LIVE AT LEAST ANOTHER YEAR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
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BELIEF -- Good luck Furniture (bed, table, chair, etc.)

Date learned: 03-04-1968

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MY AUNT ANGIE EXPLAINED TO ME THAT IT IS BAD LUCK TO
LEAVE SHOES ON ANY KIND OF TABLE. SHE INSISTS THAT SHOES
MUST BE LEFT ON THE FLOOR. SHE EMPHASIZED THIS ESPECIALLY FOR
NEW SHOES.

Where learned: EAST DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck Furniture (bed, table, chair, etc.)
BELIEF -- Good luck Clothing (dress, hat, shoes, suit, etc.)

Date learned: 10-00-1983

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