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the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs

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For example, in China, a bottle of wine has the number 4 anywhere on the label no one will buy it as it is considered an unlucky number.
I don't think 13 is an unlucky number for me around this course.
Pontypridd-born Donaldson is currently rated Europe's 13th best golfer (certainly an unlucky number in a 12-man team) at number 37 in the world list.
The 13th gets us on edge as it's traditionally seen as an unlucky number.
One theory states that it is a modern amalgamation of two older superstitions: that thirteen is an unlucky number and that Friday is an unlucky day.
The decision to exclude the supposedly unlucky number from being used to identify houses built on new developments, was taken yesterday.
Microsoft skipped "Office 13," jumping from 12 (Office 2007) to 14 (Office 2010) to avoid the unlucky number.
T may be an unlucky number for some - but certainly not the would-be owner of this stunning 13 bedroom property in Allerton.
For many in the West, it is simply an unlucky number full stop.
Although many believe 18 is an unlucky number, the 13th annual Bermuda Music Festival, Oct.
However, it is an unlucky number in northern China, and the seventh month of the Chinese calendar is known as the 'Ghost Month.
The next Russian spacecraft should be renamed to avoid the traditionally unlucky number 13, believes the head of Russia's space agency.
It's considered an unlucky number but I'm not afraid of a superstition.
And the number 13 is not regarded by the whole world as an unlucky number.
But with the year off to a slow start, we might need a full 12 months to find out if 13 is indeed an unlucky number.