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Beware the Ides of March

Months of the Roman calendar were arranged around three named days and these were reference points from which the other (unnamed) days were calculated: Kalends (1st day of the month). Nones (the 7th day...

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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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Birds in General

If a bird poops on your head it is good luck. If a bird enters the house there will be a death in the family. A Robin flying into the house is good luck....

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Breaking Mirrors

If you break a mirror you’ll have 7 years of bad luck. You can avoid the bad luck if you take the shards of glass and other pieces outside and bury them in moonlight....

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Sewing and Knitting

See also: Dresses and Dress Making If you drop a knitting-needle, you won’t be married during the present year. If you break many needles in a garment, it will be worn at a wedding....

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Fish and Fishing

Good luck omens: Putting a coin on a float. Throw back the first fish you catch then you’ll be lucky the whole day fishing. A fish should always be eaten from the head toward...

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Owls

To see a white owl during the day is a good omen, it means you are being watched over and guided by someone wise in the spirit world. A typical myth is that if...

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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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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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Shoes

Never put shoes on the bed, it will bring about a death in your family. Don’t put shoes on the table, it’s bad luck and is symbolic of hanging. Don’t give your partner shoes...