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LUCK/OMEN

GOOD LUCK WILL BE YOURS IF THE FIRST ROBIN YOU SEE IN THE SPRING
FLIES UP, BUT IF HE FLIES DOWN, YOU ARE DOOMED TO A STREAK OF BAD
LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FARMINGTON ; TOLD IN

James Callow Keyword(s): DIRECTION

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
Observation
BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.32
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.32

Date learned: 09-26-1972

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LUCK

IF A DOVE FLIES OVER YOUR RIGHT SHOULDER, YOU WILL HAVE GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.32

Date learned: 09-14-1972

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PREDICTION OR BELIEF

WHENEVER A BLACK HEN COMES INTO A HOUSE, IT IS SAID TO BE GOOD LUCK.
THE PEOPLE TRY TO KEEP IT IN THE HOUSE FOR A TIME AND MAKE WISHES
THAT THE MERE PRESENCE OF THE HEN WILL FULFILL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LIVONIA

James Callow Keyword(s): COLOR

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Prayer
BELIEF -- Color
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.32

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GOOD LUCK SUPERSTITION

IF THERE IS A BIRD'S NEST IN YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE IT WILL BRING YOU
LUCK FOR THE COMING YEAR.
THIS TREE IS THE ONE YOU WOULD BRING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Favorites
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Predictions
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Christmas tree
BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.32
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.46

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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