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Umbrella

It is unlucky to: It’s bad luck to open an umbrella indoors. Give or be given an umbrella Leave your umbrella at home Put an umbrella on the table Have a black umbrella on...

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Windows

All windows should be opened at the moment of death so that the soul can leave.

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Weddings and Marriage

The keyword “marriage” is tagged in many superstitions on the site. Find those posts HERE Day of the Wedding and During the Ceremony: Good luck Ukrainian: If it rains on your wedding day you...

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Nose

See also Sneezing Ukrainian: If your nose itches you will be drinking that night.

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Whistling

Ukrainians believe that if you whistle indoors you will bring bad luck to that place. A Russian superstition says you can’t whistle in the house or car, as they believe that you are whistling...

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Dishes

Ukranian: Breaking a dish is good luck.

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Hiccups

Ukrainians believe that if you have the hiccups, someone is thinking of you. If you are having hiccups, your true love is thinking of you. Reader Submitted by Bonny F. Ottawa, IL Cures: Take...

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Flowers

Ukrainian: Never buy an even number of flowers for someone unless it’s for their funeral.

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Spiders

Spiders are, naturally, good luck symbols for weavers and spinners, and by extension, those in the fabric and garment industry. The word ‘spider’ is derived from “spin”. According to some sources spiders also bring...

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Hair

An uncovered bald head will bring rain. If you shave your head on a Saturday, you will always be in debt. If you ever cut your hair at the waning of the moon, it...