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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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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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Mermaids

When a mermaid is captured and held captive, it results in a big flood.

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Magic Words

Some believe that the word Abracadabra was once used as a protective word on amulets and charms. Early Christians believed that it had the power to ward off evil spirits. Others believe that it...