Getting your hair cut at sea is bad luck.
Man with a death wish.
In one North East village it was deemed unlucky to encounter a queer looking dog when making your way to the boat and the only remedy was the death of the unfortunate beast.
Neddy gives chase to the mangy mutt knowing that his plans for a peaceful day's fishing, off the Buchan coast, have probably been spoiled.
Donít sell your first box of fish to a person with big thumbs.
Billy Big Thumbs contemplates his lack of success as a fish salesman.