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You never know your luck...

Posted by Fiona MacKay on July 25, 2008 at 20:52

n elderly lady I look after has loads of phrases one of them she heard when she was a young girl growing up in the Highlands of Scotland was, "You never know your luck 'til your shirt turns up". Does anyone know the origin of this or something similar and what it means?