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9. "RE: Brandenburger Zeitung, June 27, 1946"
In response to message #4
 
   >I'm told a German would say that where an English-speaker would say
>"break a leg"—when you want to wish someone good luck, but it's
>bad juju to actually say "good luck". So... maybe? It's a judgment
>call. :)

That is in fact exactly right. It even MEANS that, and more. "Neck- and leg-break". Not only "break a leg" but your neck as well.

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