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  • n  (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock
    a tall sandstone hoodoo
  • n  a practitioner of voodoo
  • n  a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
  • n  something believed to bring bad luck
  • v  bring bad luck; be a source of misfortune

  • HoodooSirs:Well, well! I see that the Brown Bomber, otherwise known as the Dark Destroyer (Joe Louis to you) did it at last.
  • Mixing the ancient conspiracy hoodoo of The Da Vinci Code with the psychic science of 2004's cult hit What the Bleep Do We Know!?, it interweaves computer graphics, historical .
  • Los Angeles' Burbank Theater was known to the trade as a "hoodoo house" when a lean, sandy-haired, 23-year-old manager named Oliver Mitchell took it over in 1899.
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  • The Science Factory’s Mini Maker Faire will make you wanna make something
    Skiing is often a relaxing, almost meditative, activity for some. But for 13-year-old Aiden Grenville, sitting on the chair lift gets his mind cranking. One day, he and his family were enjoying the slopes at Hoodoo, and Aiden stared, transfixed, at the bull wheel, the large wheel on which the …
    June 16, 2013 - The Register-Guard
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    Skiing can be a relaxing, almost meditative activity for some. But for 13-year-old Aiden Grenville, sitting on the chairlift gets his mind cranking. One day, he and his family were enjoying the slopes at Hoodoo and Aiden stared, transfixed, at the bull wheel, the large wheel on which the lift’s …
    June 16, 2013 - The Register-Guard
  • City Slang: Big Hoodoo video
    Psychopathic Records send over a new video from Big Hoodoo. They say, “Direct off the streets of Detroit murderous comes Big Hoodoo, one the most terrifying horrorcore rap artists to ever emerge from the Motor City. Psychopathic Records is proud to present the first music video (“Hexed”) from Big Hoodoo’s forthcoming debut album Crystal Skull. Crystal Skull will be released nationally on Tuesday ...
    June 14, 2013 - Detroit Metro Times
Quotes

  • Luke McAlister in Stuff.co.nz
    We haven't won up there in about eight years,said McAlister. "We've talked about that this week, breaking the hoodoo up there. Every time Sale's played up there it's either been pouring down or gale winds so it's not the best place to...
  • John Smit in Sydney Morning Herald
    As for the dominating presence of lineout maestro Victor Matfield over the All Blacks, Smit said his Test teammate had "the hoodoo on a few guys around the world", even himself.
  • Alan Curbishley in Sky News
    I don't know why we have a hoodoo over them,said Curbishley. "I was at the game when West Ham stopped United winning the title in 1995. I think Alex is well aware that teams raise their game against them and the atmosphere changes. Last...

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