Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 20:41:24 -0000
From: MeatballTurbo <>
Subject: Re: Found something nice under the boot floor.

In article <>, spouted forth into > In article <> > "MeatballTurbo" writes: > > > Used to be tradition at some motor manufacturers for the last worker to > > finish a car (or maybe part of the car like metal work box sections) to > > leave a coin where it wouldn't be disturbed for luck. [...] > > That's a big improvement on a mediaeval British builder tradition > of putting interesting things into walls/roofs/etc for odd mystic > reasons. Worn-out shoes and dead cats come to mind. But same principle -- Carl Robson (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot)

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