Random Superstitions

    There are 26 Random Superstitions!

    In some parts of England, rum is used to wash a baby's head for good luck.
    Before traveling a person should, apparently, sit on their luggage. (Russian)
    Amber beads, worn as a necklace, can protect against illness or cure colds.
    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.
    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)
    Pirates believed that piercing the ears with such precious metals as silver and gold improved one's eyesight.
    Some motorcycle enthusiasts hang a biker's bell from a portion of their bike to protect themselves from evil road spirits.
    It's bad luck to leave a house through a different door than the one used to come into it.