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Other reasons given for Z as an unlucky letter were that it sounds like "zzzz" for sleeping and therefore, one is not alert; difficulty in forming words beginning with Z; and that it looks like the number 4, an unlucky number.
It said the recession, changes in wedding fashions and a downturn in weddings last year, due to the belief 13 is an unlucky number, also contributed to the financial difficulties it faced.
When I wrote my year-end column in December last year, I thought it was amusing that the year included the unlucky number 13 at the end of it.
THE superstitious among us might consider 13 an unlucky number.
k (AC120913Gjosh) One of the main theories states that it is a modern amalgamation of two older superstitions - that 13 is an UNLUCKY number and that Friday ia s an UNLUCKY day.
On the 13th day of the New Year, we all go out to parks and places were there is a lot of greenery, because it is believed that 13 is an unlucky number and it is better to go outside and be in a green open space," he said.
29 An unlucky number for Celtic defender Cha du Ri as he sees red in the Old Firm derby at Ibrox in the 29th minute.
A policy was approved yesterday by Durham County Council excluding the supposedly unlucky number from being used to identify houses built on new developments.
What an unlucky number but no matter how long it is you will never be forgotten.
THIRTEEN may be an unlucky number for some, but not for Lewis Walsh, as on his 13th ride he picked up his maiden victory on 33-1 outsider Secret Asset in the feature 6f handicap.
The reason the apartment is unlucky he said is because it is numbered 11 and situated on the 11th floor, which is an unlucky number for him.
THE superstition comes from a combination of 13 being considered an unlucky number and Friday an unlucky day.
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