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BELIEF LUCK

WHISTLEING BACK STAGE IN A THEATER CAN BRING YOU BAD LUCK

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 06-00-1972

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BELIEF LUCK

IT IS BAD LUCK FOR A GROOM TO SEE HIS BRIDE IN HER WEDDING DRESS
BEFORE THE CEREMONY

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 06-00-1972

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DREAMS

TO DREAM OF A PRIEST IS BAD LUCK. A PRIEST IS LIKE A DEVIL;
HE SAYS ONE THING BUT DOES ANOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ALLEN PARK

James Callow Keyword(s): ANTICLERICAL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about the religious, church
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 91-97-2

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WHEN YOU TRAVEL IF ONCE STARTED AND YOU DISCOVER YOU'VE FORGOTTEN
SOMETHING DON'T TURN BACK TO GET IT . YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 09-08-72

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SIGHTS AS SIGNS

IF YOU SEE NUNS IT IS BAD LUCK. SEEING A FUNERAL IS GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.44
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 03-13-1975

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GOD IS MOVING THE FURNITURE WHEN IT THUNDERS! 'GOD'S MOVING
THE FURNITURE.'

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Lightning Thunder
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2
BELIEF -- Weather sign or control P890.7

Date learned: CHILDHOOD

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HUMAN BEINGS AND THEIR ACTIVITIES (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

IN AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE RACING IT IS CONSIDERED BAD LUCK
FOR A GIRL TO BE PRESENT IN THE PITS DURING A RACE. THIS HAS
BECOME SO STRONG THAT THE UNITED STATES AUTO CLUB HAS PASSED A
RULE AGAINST WOMEN IN THE PITS DURING A RACE.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 09-24-1968

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BELIEF (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; HUMAN BEINGS NAD THEIR ACTIVITIES (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

IF YOUR LEFT EYE TWITCHES, IT MEANS BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT HEARED THIS FROM HIS WIFE.

Where learned: SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 08-11-1964

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BAD LUCK ON SHIPS(COLLECTOR'S TITLE' ; BAD LUCK ON SHIPS (COLLECTORS TITLE) ; HUMAN BEINGS AND THEIR ACTIVITIES (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

WOMEN ARE BAD LUCK ON BOARD ANY SHIP.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM OTHER SAILORS AT SAILING REGATTAS.

Where learned: OHIO ; WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 11-14-1967

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BELIEF

IF SOMEONE COMES IN THE FRONT DOOR AND LEAVES BY THE BACK DOOR IN
IRELAND IT WILL BRING BAD LUCK TO THE HOUSE, BECAUSE THE PERSON
TOOK ALL THE GOOD LUCK OUT WITH HIM.

Submitter comment: THE POLICE USED TO DO THIS ALL THE TIME IN IRELAND JUST
TO DISTURB THE WOMEN.

Where learned: LIBRARY ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): HOME, DOMESTIC PURSUITS ; IRISH BELIEF

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 11-15-1968

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PRIEST AND LUCK

JAPANESE BELIEVE THAT A PERSON WILL HAVE BAD LUCK IF THE FIRST
PERSON HE MEETS ON THE STREET IS A BUDDIST (BUDDHIST) PRIEST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): JAPANESE BELIEF

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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FOLK BELIEF (LUCK)

IN GERMAN VILLAGES WHEN A MAN ENTERS AN INN HE MUST HIDE HIS FACE
AND SEEK OUT HIS FRIENDS. HE MUST THEN BUY ALE FOR HIS CHRONIES
(CRONIES) BEFORE THEY RECOGNIZE HIM. THIS WILL BRING GOOD LUCK.
IF SOMEONE ELSE BUYS THE FIRST BEER FOR HIM IT IS
AN OMEN OF BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DRINKING ; GERMAN BELIEF ; SOCIAL RELATIONS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.2
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 09-21-1968

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ONE WHO SEES A NEW MOON OVER HIS RIGHT SHOULDER,
WILL HAVE GOOD LUCK. TO SEE A NEW MOON OVER ONE'S
LEFT SHOULDER MEANS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.2
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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IF YOU GET CHINA FOR A PRESENT YOU WILL HAVE GOOD LUCK.
BUT IF YOU GET GLASS YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.2
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 01-00-1968

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FATE

A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN BRINGS GOOD FORTUNE; AN OLD WOMAN
WILL BRING YOU BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THIS IS BELIEVED BY THE POOR PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN SMALL
TOWNS IN ITALY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ITALY ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.2
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 12-01-1967

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BASEBALL

WHEN A PLAYER IS DOING WELL, HE FEELS THAT IT WOULD BE
BAD LUCK FOR HIM TO WASH OR CHANGE ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT
OR CLOTHING THAT HE HAS BEEN WEARING SINCE THE STREAK
BEGAN.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT STATED THAT ONE YEAR, HE WAS DOING SO WELL, THAT
HE REFUSED TO BUY A NEW PAIR OF BASEBALL SHOES FOR FEAR
HE WOULD BREAK HIS WINNING STREAK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Pastime
BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 03-03-1971

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BASEBALL

A PITCHER DOESN'T STEP ON THE CHALK LINES WHEN GOING OUT
ONTO THE FIELD. THIS WOULD BE BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT PLAYED PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL AND HE FOUND THIS
TRUE ON THE TEAMS HE PLAYED FOR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Pastime
BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 03-03-1971

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Superstition: Baseball

THERE HAS BEEN A PREVAILING BELIEF AMONG THE VARIOUS
BASEBALL BROADCASTERS THAT I HAVE HEARD OVER THE
YEARS, IN THE BAD LUCK OF MENTIONING THE FACT THAT A
PITCHER IS WORKING ON A NO HIT GAME. IF ONE MENTIONS
THE IMPENDING NO-HITTER, THE SUPERSTITION GOES, THE
NO-HITTER WILL NOT CONTINUE FOR THE PITCHER WILL HAVE
BEEN JINXED BY THE MENTIONING OF HIS NEARLY COMPLETE
ACHIEVEMENT.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HARPER WOODS

Keyword(s): BAD LUCK ; BASEBALL ; BASEBALL STADIUM ; CHANCE ; CUSTOM ; Fan ; FATE ; jinx ; LUCK ; No-Hitter ; Shutout ; SPORTS ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Pastime
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2
SPEECH -- Game Pastime Sport S555.522

Date learned: 11-23-1970

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ITALIAN

IT IS CONSIDERED BAD LUCK TO CLEAN DUST WEBS FROM YOUR
HOUSE OR ACTUALLY ANY KIND OF CLEANING IN THE MONTH
OF AUGUST. MUST BE DONE BEFORE AUGUST 1 OR REST
OF THE YEAR WILL BRING BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: (ALSO SEE THE SAME INFORMANT'S CONTENTION THAT
ITALIANS FROWN ON AUGUST WEDDINGS, PERHAPS BECAUSE
IT'S THE MONTH OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN--P545)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- August
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Measure of time Month
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 12-00-1969

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THE HILLBILLIES OF KENTUCKY CONSIDER A RED-HEADED
WOMAN EVIL AND AVOID SUCH A PERSON FOR FEAR OF
BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sign Color
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2

Date learned: 02-13-1971

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