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608. At cards, if your luck is poor, walk round your chair three times,
lift it, sit down, and your luck is assured.
General in the United States.

609. At cards, it is bad luck to play against the grain of the table.
General in the United States.

610. At cards, it is unlucky to turn up your hand before the dealer is
through.
Alabama.

611. At cards, it is common to blow on the deal, without looking at it,
for good luck.
Providence, R.I., and Salem, Mass.





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