Superstitions

Superstitions

There are 26 Superstitions!

2 years ago
In Asia, the digit 4 never appears in any Nokia handset model number, because 4 is considered unlucky in many parts of Southeast/East Asia.
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2 years ago
Pirates believed that piercing the ears with such precious metals as silver and gold improved one's eyesight.
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3 years ago
It's bad luck to leave a house through a different door than the one used to come into it.
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3 years ago
If you catch a falling leaf on the first day of autumn you will not catch a cold all winter.
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5 years ago
Amber beads, worn as a necklace, can protect against illness or cure colds.
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5 years ago
An acorn at the window will keep lightning out
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5 years ago
An acorn should be carried to bring luck and ensure a long life.
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5 years ago
Some motorcycle enthusiasts hang a biker's bell from a portion of their bike to protect themselves from evil road spirits.
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5 years ago
There are numerous sailors' superstitions, such as: it is considered bad luck for a ship to set sail on a Friday, to bring anything blue aboard, to stick a knife into the deck, to leave a hatch cover upside-down, to say "pig", or to eat walnuts aboard.
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5 years ago
Once a wedding ring has been placed on the finger, it is considered bad luck to remove it.
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5 years ago
Two people breaking a wishbone is said to lead to good luck for the person with the larger piece.
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5 years ago
Before traveling a person should, apparently, sit on their luggage. (Russian)
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5 years ago
When you speak of bad luck, it is said that one should always knock on wood. Also knocking when speaking of good luck apparently helps with having good luck. This is an old Celtic tradition related to belief of wood spirits.
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5 years ago
Collect seven or nine different flowers on midsummer eve and place them under your pillow and it is said that you will dream of your future spouse. (Sweden)
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5 years ago
It is bad luck to put new shoes on a bed (or a table) (comes from the tradition of dressing a corpse in new clothes and shoes and laying them out so everyone can give their respects) - (UK)
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5 years ago
Placing keys on a table is considered unlucky. (Sweden)
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