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the Indian sign

A curse or spell placed upon a person that causes persistent misfortune or a loss of volition. (Potentially offensive due to the politically incorrect reference to Native Americans.) With my business crumbling, my wife having left me, and now this car accident, it feels like I've got the Indian sign on me. Be careful of a woman like that, son—she'll hang the Indian sign on you.
See also: Indian, sign
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DERRY CITY will tonight attempt to remove an Indian Sign that has hovered over the Brandywell for the past four years - record a victory over Sligo Rovers.
Wasnik informed that to address the needs of persons with hearing and speech impairment, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has started the process of establishing an Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre.
United already have something of an Indian sign over the Devon side after their 3-1 win in the Coca-Cola Championship back in September.
Appointed after Paul Whelan's dismissal, Morgan said: "Ironically, when I was with Welshpool, the players there believed that Porthmadog had an Indian sign over them.
Santoro has had something of an Indian sign over Kiefer throughout their careers, with the Frenchman winning all six of their meetings.
That's despite the fact that Leicester hold an Indian sign over the Boro at the Riverside Stadium.
SOME players seem to have an indian sign over some clubs - and there's no doubt who Les Ferdinand has it in for.
Walters added: "Teams can have an Indian sign over each other but once you knock that down it can be the catalyst for years to come.
Carlisle held an Indian sign over Harriers last season, with the Cumbrians, then managed by Ian Atkins, completing a League double and ending Kidderminster's FA Cup hopes.
We have to go on a run to try and get promotion and if we have to face Preston in the play-offs we will be confident even if they appear to have an Indian sign over us.
Rhyl have had a bit of an Indian sign over us in the past so to go there and win was a terrific result and will do wonders for morale, '' said McKenna.
Liverpool have had something of an Indian sign over Newcastle in recent times, completing a Premiership double and Coca-Cola Cup quarter-final victory over the men from St James' Park last season and getting Gullit's reign off to the worst possible start in August.
They were important saves and reinforced this feeling I have that Birmingham is one of those clubs that I have an Indian sign over.
But it won't be easy as Cwmbran seem to have an Indian sign over us here.
France, however, seem to hold an indian sign over the Springboks having beaten them in three of their last four meetings.