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YOU WILL DIE IN A YEAR IF YOU SEE YOUR IMAGE IN A BROKEN
MIRROR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

Date learned: 03-04-1968

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TO BREAK A MIRROR MEANS SEVEN YEARS OF BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
Observation
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

Date learned: 12-00-1965

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IF YOU BREAK A MIRROR, YOU WILL HAVE NINE YEARS
BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: I HEARD THIS FREQUENTLY AS A CHILD IN FERNDALE,
MICHIGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Subject headings: 686 Ninths / Nine
Observation
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

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LUCK

OPENING AN UMBRELLA IN A HOUSE IS BAD LUCK, AS IS BREAKING A
MIRROR WORTH SEVEN YEARS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
BELIEF -- Bad luck Objects
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

Date learned: 02-00-1974

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IF A PERSON BREAKS A MIRROR, THAT MEANS THE PERSON WILL
HAVE SEVEN YEARS BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: SHE SAID SHE BROKE ONE AND FOUND IT WAS NOT TRUE.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

Date learned: 12-00-1972

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NEVER STAND LOOKING IN A MIRROR WITH SOMEONE, IT WILL BRING YOU
BAD LUCK.

Where learned: OHIO ; LUCAS COUNTY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

Date learned: 10-03-1972

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BAD LUCK (COLLECTOR'S TITLE)

A BROKEN MIRROR IS SEVEN YEARS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: BIG BOY RESTAURANT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

Date learned: 11-15-1968

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IF YOU BREAK A MIRROR YOU WILL HAVE SEVEN YEARS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; DO NOT KNOW

Subject headings: 686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.14

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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