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Sneezing

Saying God Bless You When Somebody Sneezes: When the great plague swept Europe., sufferers began sneezing violently which was a sign of death. The Pope therefore passed a law requiring people to bless the...

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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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Strawberries

If you break a double strawberry in half and share it with someone, you will fall in love with each other. The Swedish have used this idea for centuries: rub a cut strawberry on...

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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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Saint Antonio

In Mexico, many women think that if they want to find a boyfriend, they must buy a stamp or statue of San Antonio. After they buy the stamp or statue, they need to put...

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Flower Petals

Young girls play a game where they pull the petals off of flowers using an alternate saying of “he loves me” and “he loves me not” with each petal pulled. Many believe that the...

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Tea

If the tea-kettle boils, you will boil your beaux away. Salem, Mass. If you have a cup of tea handed to you, and there are little bits floating on top, they represent the number...

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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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Stairs

If you fall up stairs, you will have a new beau. Tumble up stairs and you’ll not get married within the year. (Hence old maids were formerly said to be careful how they went...