Despite its inauspicious beginnings, the pair of them had an unorthodox, but happy marriage that lasted until Charlotte's death in 1943.
To say she was superstitious was an understatement - she would book every single Friday 13 th off work, and any day that looked inauspicious on her horoscope.
It was an inauspicious beginning and there were many complaints about cancelled shows and misleading publicity.
I suppose I should have expected little more of the day after such an inauspicious start.
His success there attracted the attention of Gothenburg, where, despite that inauspicious start, he became the first Swedish coach to win the Uefa Cup.
An indigo base is usually meant for an adult and often signifies an unhappy or inauspicious occasion.
Last year, in his first professional season, he made a similarly inauspicious start to the Challenge Tour, missing several cuts, being penalised for being late on the tee, and on one occasion disqualified.
Yet out of this inauspicious premise, director Peter Hedges (who also scripted About a Boy and What's Eating Gilbert Grape) has created an extraordinarily fresh and universal film.
These ‘genuine shifts in cohesion and cooperation’ the editorialist writes about did not arise from an inauspicious conjunction of the stars.
It is a good subject for a boardroom chat, but an inauspicious one for a magazine article.