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Time & Clocks

If you happen to look at the clock when they show same figures for hours and minutes (10:10; 11:11, 23:23 etc.) you can make a wish. But, you cannot do it on purpose. For...

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Hare-lip or Cleft Palate

If a pregnant woman meets a hare, the baby will have a hare-lip or cleft palate. The fear inspired by such an encounter was heightened by the idea that the hare might not be...

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Colcannon Irish Potato Dish

Colcannon is an Irish potato dish that has become popular around the world. It normally includes chopped kale or green cabbage mixed with hot, floury mashed potatoes. The word colcannon is from the Gaelic...

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Coffee

A cup of coffee can predict the weather. If the bubbles form in the middle, it will be sunny and fair weather. If the bubbles form around the outside of the cup, the weather...

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Black Cats and Cats in General

BLACK CATS We avoid crossing paths with black cats, afraid that they might bring us bad luck. (In Turkey it’s believed that you can reverse the bad luck by holding a part of your...

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Changelings

In medieval Britain, parents sometimes believed that their child had been taken away by the fairy people and substituted with a changeling. There were a number of tests to find out. One was to...

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Coins

See a penny pick it up, all day long you’ll have good luck. See a penny let it lie, all day long you’ll have to cry. You’ll have good luck if you pick up...

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Crows

Seeing a single crow is very unlucky. Two crows mean good luck! Three  means health, Four means wealth, Five is sickness & Six mean death! If you see three black crows together that means...

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Christmas Superstitions

Mistletoe should never be brought into the home before New Years Eve. It’s unlucky to take down mistletoe used as a Christmas decoration. Therefore, the dead piece of twig is supposed to stay there...