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Superstitions About Death

If you trip and fall in a graveyard you will most likely die by the end of the year. If you meet a funeral on the road you must turn and walk with the...

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Dandelion

To tell the time, blow three times at the seed head of a dandelion. The number of seeds left is the hour. To find out how long you will live, blow the seeds off...

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Dreams

Dreams at night are a devil’s delight, Dreams in the morning, heed the angels’ warning. If you have the same dream three times in a row, its bound to come true. To dream of...

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Evil Days in Midieval England

For those who could read, lists of ‘evil days’ were printed in almanacs. On these days people would refrain from travelling as it was believed that those who journeyed on evil days would either...

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Dresses and Dress Making

If you have a dress with rings for a figure in it, it is a sign you will be married before it is worn out. New York. If you have hearts in a figure...

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Dishes

Ukranian: Breaking a dish is good luck.

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Donkeys

It’s good luck to see a donkey. When a pregnant woman sees a donkey, her child will grow up well behaved and wise. It’s good luck to find a dead donkey. (?!) A donkey...

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Dolphins

If a dolphin changes color, death is near. Weather Omens: Dolphins playing in fine weather or near the shore means the weather will turn windy. Dolphins playing in the turbulent sea, or swimming to...

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Dogs

It’s bad luck to meet a barking dog early in the morning. It’s good luck to meet a Dalmation or a Greyhound with a white spot. Black poodles appear on the graves of clergymen...

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Deer

Venison, or deer flesh, can be poisonous because during the summer deer eat snakes. Deers cry when fatally wounded or over the loss of their horns. Wear a piece of deer hoof in a ring...