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Re: Baby needs a new pair of shoes

Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 08, 2000

In Reply to: Baby needs a new pair of shoes posted by Hiroko on March 08, 2000

This phrase is usually a gambler's prayer as he/she throws the dice or pulls a card.
It is an expression of hope.
I do not know the origin but I also have heard it many times in Hollywood films.