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Bird poop = good luck

Posted By Benjamin White On May 16, 2012 @ 7:56 am In Folk Beliefs | Comments Disabled

Being pooped on by a bird gives you good luck.

My informant was first told this by his parents after a passing seagull had relieved itself on his person. At the time it had cheered him up as he claims he was very distraught at the time. Looking back however, he is pretty sure his mom was just trying to make him feel better rather than conveying something that she actually believes.

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