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A request where you are not likely to receive what you want.


Looking for lucky four-leaf clovers is just as useless as
whistling for it - just go and ask her for a date!


Some sailors believed that, on a calm day, the wind could be summoned by whistling. Others feared that such a whistle would raise a storm. To them, whistling was Devil's Music. The current phrase arose since, in most cases, neither a fair wind nor a storm resulted from whistling.

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