the curse of threes

Drita tried to curse me the other day when I told her I have been anemic. She knew about the car (new oilpan, loose starter wire – thanks, btw, to my new friend Nicole for trying to jumpstart the sucker at midnight after bowling) – and was wondering about the third breakdown. “Oh no, I’m done! There’s also the laptop!” (new hard drive) Relieved that I was on the tail end of drama, Strong Minor Bridge tried to get in a fourth, “Isn’t there some relationship stress or something?” Ha! ­čśë
Can’t find a free weblink tracing the origin of this superstition…but there is A Dictionary of Superstitions for a rainy library day.

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