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#145093 - 07/16/05 02:07 PM Magpie Omens  
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In the Email I get re animal safari there was a question about the Magpie Omens...can't find the post so here's a new one to answer in case nobody has the answer.
One for Sorrow
Two for Joy
Three to Marry
Four to Die
Five for Silver
Six for Gold
Seven or a secret never to be told.


Your High Priestess has to know these things! ;)

Even tho it applies to magpies only, I do not buy things with birds on them if there is just one or four birds shown.
But that's me.
Blessings, WOW


#145094 - 07/16/05 04:35 PM Re: Magpie Omens  
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#145095 - 07/16/05 09:50 PM Re: Magpie Omens  
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hmm, gotta say I've never heard that version either, wow - always the girl/boy, silver/gold one quoted by eta where I have heard it chanted.


#145096 - 07/17/05 12:15 PM Re: Magpie Omens  
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OK, that is a Scots interpretation.
Mine was learned from my Irish Grandmother who also had The Gift.
Ya know the old wheeze :
The Irish gave the Scots the bagpipes as a joke and the Scots haven't caught on yet!
(ducking for cover)


#145097 - 07/18/05 10:07 AM Re: Magpie Omens  
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At least they can make a fair rhyme :]

I hope your Granny's gift shop was prophitable.



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