Luck chain letter (published fragment). "Luck by Mail"
type. 28 names (female). US, 1960.
Recipients are directed to copy a brief prayer and send
it to five people within 24 hours. Compliance means good
luck within four days. "General Bratton received $8,000 but
lost it after breaking the chain."Letter bore the names of 28 "California
America, March 26, 1960, "Chain-Letter
Nonsense" (Current comment, p. 751). A Catholic periodical. Editor received
a letter, "the kind meant to start a superstitious chain reaction among simple
souls." Participation is denounced as "spreading an infection which corrupts
true piety, cruelly preys on the superstitious fringe of believers and takes
advantage of the ignorance of children."
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