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IT IS BAD LUCK TO SNEEZE MORE THAN THREE TIMES
WITHOUT SOMEONE BLESSING YOU.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROCHESTER HILLS

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Sneeze (also see P477)
BELIEF -- Conversions Body parts and functions

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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AFTER SNEEZING, KNOCK ON WOOD AND GOOD LUCK IS
ASSURED THE REST OF THE DAY.

Where learned: HIS HOME

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Conversions Body parts and functions
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 09-25-1968

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TO STUMP YOUR LEFT FOOT IS BAD LUCK. HOWEVER, YOU CAN GET RID
OF THE BAD LUCK IF YOU WHIRL YOURSELF AROUND AND SAY--
GO AWAY BAD LUCK
COME BACK GOOD LUCK

Where learned: SOUTH CAROLINA ; GEORGETOWN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck Body parts and functions
BELIEF -- Conversions Body parts and functions

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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