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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&…

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…

Joy

The seven joys of the Virgin: (1) The annunciation; (2) the visitation; (3) the nativity; (4) the adoration of the three kings; (5) the presentation in the temple; (6) the discovery of her …

Club

A society of persons who club together, or form themselves into a knot or lump. The word was originally applied to persons bound together by a vow. (German, gelübde) (See Cards 4 clubs…

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 …

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…

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…

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…