After writing about the Rabbit Prophecy on March 31st, and putting a note by my clock-radio (a permitted reminder), I forgot to say Rabbit Rabbit on April 1st.
“Are you awake?” Bubba asked that morning at 2 a.m. “Yeah,” I answered.
With that exchange, April’s good-luck rabbit-fortunes were derailed.
For these situations, should anyone ask, I have a trump card. I said Rapid Rabbit on January 1st, which covers the year. It’s my insurance policy.
“No, you have to say it each month for it to count,” my dad argues.
It turns out my dad also disagrees with my conclusion that Rabbit Rabbit was correct.
“No, no, no,” he said, after reading my blog and the Wikipedia post. “I don’t care what the internet says. It’s Rapid Rabbit. That’s how your mother and I always did it. That’s how we taught you.”
Rapid Rabbit was the way I always said it, and according to dad, was correct.
My sister had learned Rabbit Rabbit, and when she did her on-line sleuthing, that was correct.
We were both right, by different sources.
I’m glad to get this resolved. Again.
I still have to remember to do this the first of the month. But my options have expanded. Now, I’m confident the rabbit wand can be waved many ways.
One Rabbit, Two Rabbits, Three Rabbits, four.
Rapid Rabbit, Lapin Rabbit, It’s all rabbit lore.