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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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Spit Over Your Shoulder

In Kyrgyzstan, people don’t talk about their plans which have not been realized yet because they think good luck will be lost. If you talk about your plans or hopes, you need to immediately...

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Shooting Stars and Celestial Bodies

Many superstitions are associated with heavenly bodies. Comets in all societies were supposed to bring bad luck. Seeing a shooting star is supposed to bring bad luck in India, but good luck in western...

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Sports

Though individual athlete’s are known to have some very personal superstitions about what to do or not to do, before, during and after a game, here are some common superstitions in the world of...

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Surgery and Wounds

A Russian superstitions says: Never demonstrate another’s surgery or wound on your own body with your hand or other means as you are likely to visit that upon yourself. You may try to remedy...

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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...

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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...

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Salt

It’s said that salt represents friendship, so when you spill salt, you might lose a friend, but you can avoid it by throwing a pinch with your left hand over your left shoulder. Salt...

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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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Silverware and other Utensils

It’s bad luck to see knives with the blades crossed either in the drawer or on the worktop. If a friend gives you a knife, you should give him a coin, (now you are...