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Since then, the four-leaf clover - or the quadrifoglio as it's known in Italy - has become synonymous with Alfa Romeo and their high-performance cars, right up to today where it represents Alfa's partnership in Formula 1 with Scuderia Ferrari.
And they now have 61 four-leaf clovers, 13 five-leaf clovers, and three six-leaf clovers to help boost their luck.
In this last cycle, an addition to his 'cancer squad' is a childhood friend John, an Irish-Filipino from Seattle who gave him a four-leaf clover as a present.
MOST youngsters can only dream of finding a four-leaf clover.
It goes back to 1923 when factory driver Ugo Sivocci, who had made a career out of finishing second in races, decided to paint a four-leaf clover on the side of Alfa RL that he drove in the Targa Florio race.
Starting in the 1960s, the four-leaf clover symbol began to appear on performance versions of road-going Alfa Romeos, and the latest Quadrifoglio Verde versions of MiTo and Giulietta have assumed a rightful place in the tradition of the best Alfa Romeos, and the latest offerings will be on sale here next month.
ADANA (CyHAN)- Adana's Altyn Koza (Golden Boll) International Film Festival kicked off its 20th edition at the amphitheater of the city's Merkez Park (Central Park) on Monday with a gala ceremony attended by veteran Turkish actresses TE-rkan E[currency]oray, HE-lya Kocyiy-it, Fatma Girik and Filiz Akyn, the four of whom have been billed together as the "four-leaf clover" of cinema.
A cross section of the tail resembles a four-leaf clover, with two clumps of slow-moving solar particles and two of high-speed particles.
Washington, July 11 ( ANI ): NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) has for the first time mapped out the structure of our solar system's tail, which is shaped like a four-leaf clover.
FROM the four-leaf clover to horseshoes, the rudraksh, swastik the number of good luck charms are endless.
Among the stolen property was a silver four-leaf clover brooch, a gold chain with purple stones, a square set engagement ring and a five-stone eternity ring.
The necklaces are particularly eye-catching, featuring charms set with diamonds and other precious stones, in shapes like a crescent moon, a wishbone and a four-leaf clover.
As we can't vote for them (thanks, UTV) I'll be doing the next best thing - crossing my fingers, waving a four-leaf clover in the air, chanting prayers and flicking holy water at the TV screen.
Akdamar island, which takes place in Gevas town of Van and is 45 km away from center, was built in the shape of a four-leaf clover like a cross by Armenian King Gagik I between 915-921.
(The following ditties parody the popular songs "Pennies from Heaven," "I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover" and "Bye, Bye, Blackbird," respectively.)