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    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Or maybe he just forgot it somewhere. Left it behind on the bench.
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Unlikely.
    I'm with Barb on this one. I simply did not think of this possibility when I posted my answer. About the unlikeliness that Mike claims, let me tell you something: I know a guy who was riding his bike with his wife riding pillion. He stopped to have a rest and fill the tank. Then he left, and he realised some miles ahead that he was riding alone! So, if someone can forget his wife (or significant other, as you like), imagine a t-shirt, irrespective of the luck it may bring!
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    I'm with Barb on this one. I simply did not think of this possibility when I posted my answer. About the unlikeliness that Mike claims, let me tell you something: I know a guy who was riding his bike with his wife riding pillion. He stopped to have a rest and fill the tank. Then he left, and he realised some miles ahead that he was riding alone! So, if someone can forget his wife (or significant other, as you like), imagine a t-shirt, irrespective of the luck it may bring!
    How do you know he didn't forget her on purpose?

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    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    I'm with Barb on this one. I simply did not think of this possibility when I posted my answer. About the unlikeliness that Mike claims, let me tell you something: I know a guy who was riding his bike with his wife riding pillion. He stopped to have a rest and fill the tank. Then he left, and he realised some miles ahead that he was riding alone! So, if someone can forget his wife (or significant other, as you like), imagine a t-shirt, irrespective of the luck it may bring!
    So am I- I once left my dog outside a shop and was on my home when I remembered.

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    I'm too embarrassed to mention what my wife and I left behind once.

    I'll merely say that my daughter was 20 before we told her about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    I'm too embarrassed to ask what it means, but I guess one of the meaning of 'leave behind' is producing a baby. Am I right?
    No. It means 'not bring with you'. We went to the park with our baby daughter, and started for home without her. We left her behind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    How do you know he didn't forget her on purpose?
    They are both still happily married.

    PS: At least, they are still married. Maybe we should ask them about "happily" anyway .
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Sports guys are very concerned about their lucky items. The likelihood is that he was wearing it until he gave it away.
    It will have needed a very good wash then!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It will have needed a very good wash then!
    Don't be silly! You never wash a lucky t-shirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    We left her behind.
    I wish I could leave my behind.
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