Friday, May 02, 2008

Break A Leg

Break a leg” is a well-known saying in theatre which means “good luck.” It is typically said to actors before they go out onto stage to perform.

The expression reflects a theatrical superstition in which wishing a person “good luck” is considered bad luck. The expression is sometimes used outside the theatre as superstitions and customs travel through other professions and then into common use.

             “Break a leg,” Wikipedia

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