TWELVE PLUS ONE PHOBIA.
William S is completely ruled by this
condition. If the numbers in the price on
his grocery receipt add to this number he
knows to watch his step. He is on tenterhooks
while his gas meter numbers go through any
numbers adding to the frightful total. He
has to wait for a while if the numbers on
his bedside clock are the wrong total. He
is especially annoyed by any combination
of one, three and nine. They show up in
He had the first two numbers in the lottery
one evening. But the last two were those
numbers. Absolute proof of a black angel
William is of course absolutely justified
in his fears.