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91. At croquet, if your ball was about to be sent flying, the safeguard
was to draw an imaginary X with your mallet, saying, Criss cross. It
made your enemy's foot slip, and many a girl would get mad and not
play, if you did it often.
Brookline, Mass.

92. Children believe it is unlucky to step on the cracks in the
flagstones, which are believed to contain poison. It is a game to walk a
long distance on such stones without setting foot on the interstices.
Cambridge, Mass.

93. When children are tired of swinging, or think it is time for the
swinger to give way to another, the phrase is let the old cat die.
After this has been said, it is unlucky to quicken the motion of the
swing again.
General.





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