Friday, February 1, 2013

Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit

    I remember reading once that if you wanted good luck in the new month that the first thing you say is "Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit". Since it was so long ago that I read that and I can't recall where it was written I got good ol' Wikipedia to confirm that memory.

From Wikipedia:
 "Rabbit rabbit rabbit" is one variant of a common British superstition which states that a person should say or repeat the word "rabbit" or "rabbits", or say the phrase "white rabbits", or some combination of these elements, out loud upon waking on the first day of the month, because doing so will ensure good luck for the duration of that month. Today, it is a frequent tradition in many English-speaking countries.

     Well - I didn't say it this month. (oh dear!) I thought of it. I really did. I have done it in the past. Eventually it has to work and lord knows I'd love some good luck. I thought of saying it quietly enough so no one could hear but still be out loud. I even hesitated before I got out of bed. But instead life got me and in one swoop I hoisted off the covers, got out of bed and went to the living room to see the morning commotion status was so I immediately went into "get ready for work while getting the kids ready to all get out of the house on time" mode. 
    What things do you do for good luck? Have you ever heard of this Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit superstition? 

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