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NUMBER BELIEF

THE NUMBER THIRTEEN(13) IS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; RESIDENCE HALLS

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 00001950S AND 00001960S

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THREE ON A MATCH

IT IS BAD LUCK FOR THREE PEOPLE TO LIGHT THEIR CIGARETTES OFF OF THE
SAME MATCH.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; SAINT CLAIR

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 00001960S

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THIRTEEN IS AN UNLUCKY NUMBER.

Submitter comment: THIS IS WHAT SHE SAYS, BUT I THINK THIS IS A LUCKY NUMBER FOR ME.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.5
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 12-00-1972

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THE NUMBER "13" IS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; Wappingers Falls

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 00001950S

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BAD LUCK

EVEN NUMBERS AND WEDNESDAYS ARE BAD LUCK IN GREECE. IF YOU
PLANT ANY CROPS ON WEDNESDAY THEY WILL NOT GROW PROPERLY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ALLEN PARK

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Plant husbandry Farming
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Number Even number (not specific)
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.4
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 09-00-1972

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NUMBERS

IN ITALY, 13 IS A LUCKY NUMBER AND 11 IS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Number P686.1.11
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.5
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 03-13-1975

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BELIEF (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; BAD LUCK: NUMBERS (CLASSIFIERS TITLE)

THIRTEEN IS AN UNLUCKY NUMBER. THERE IS NEVER A 13TH FLOOR
IN A HOTEL OR A ROOM NUMBER 13.

Where learned: SCHOOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 03-05-1968

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BELIEF ABOUT BAPTISM

IF YOU REFUSE TO BE A GODPARENT, YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK
UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN A GODPARENT SEVEN TIMES. YOU MUST
HOWEVER, ASK (UNDERLINED) TO BE THE GODPARENT OF THOSE
SEVEN CHILDREN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Subject headings: 686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
BELIEF -- Baptism Naming rite
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.4
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 10-25-1970

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MISFORTUNES COMES IN THREES.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM YOUTH.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.5

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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