Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 00:56:48 +0000 (UTC) From: amesnopsamrak.demon.co.uk (Andrew Stephenson) Subject: Re: Found something nice under the boot floor.
In article <MPG.18ac1a42f1cd809897d2nopsam.cis.dfn.de> carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com "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. -- Andrew Stephenson