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Halloween Superstitions and Origins

Halloween derives its name from the fact that in the Christian calendar it occurs the day before ‘All Saints’ or All Hallows’ Day. It was the last night of the old year according to...

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New Year’s Superstitions

What you do the first hour of the New Year will be what you do most of the year. If the first butterfly you see in the year is white, you will have good...

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Saint Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th. It is an Irish Holiday, and is widely celebrated in America, regardless of one’s ancestry. To the Irish, it is a day to commemorate the Patron Saint of...

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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...

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April Fool’s Day

April Fool’s Day is celebrated on the first day of April each year. It is common practice to play practical jokes on family and friends on this day. Playing practical jokes after 12 noon...