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Hans in Luck

Hans in Luck Some men are born to good luck: all they do or try to do comes right—all that falls to them is so much gain—all their geese are swans—all their cards are trumps&…

Horseshoe Luck

The Question: How do I hang a horseshoe for good luck? Is the opening at the top or bottom of the "U"? The Answer: Some people think the points …

Alfred LUCKING

LUCKING, Alfred, a Representative from Michigan; born in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, December 18, 1856; moved with his parents to Ypsilanti, Mich., in 1858; attended the public schools, the Yps…

Good Luck

Director: Richard LaBrieWriter: Bob ComfortDirector of Photography:Maximo MunziEditor:Neal GrieveMusic:Tim TrumanProduction Designer:Jane Ann StewartProducers:Richard Hahn and Shirley Honickma…

Joy Division

Joy Division was a rock band from the United Kingdom made up of vocalist Ian Curtis (15 July 1956-18 May 1980), guitarist Bernard Sumner (b. 4 January 1956), bassist Peter Hook (b. 13 February 1956) a…

Joy Adamson

Name at birth: Friederike Viktoria GessnerJoy Adamson and her husband George were among the most famous wildlife conservationists of the 1960s. Born in Austria, Joy went to Kenya, then a British Colo…

Joy Ride

Director:John DahlWriters:Clay Tarver and J.J. Adams20th Century Fox; R; 105 minutesRelease:10/01Cast:Steven Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski It's best to get things out in the open as early…

Brewer's: Luck

Accidental good fortune. (Dutch, luk; German, glück, verb glücken, to succeed, to prosper.) Down on one's luck. Short of cash and credit. “Not in luck's way,” not unex…

Brewer's: Devil's Luck

(The). Astounding good luck. Persons always lucky were thought at one time to have compounded with the Devil. “You won't have to pay his annuity very long; you have the Devil's luck i…

Brewer's: Spitting for Luck

Boys often spit on a piece of money given to them for luck. Boxers spit upon their hands for luck Fishwomen not unfrequently spit upon their hansel (i.e. the first money they take) for luck…