Tagged: luck

Christmas Superstitions 0

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...

Umbrella 0


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...

Whistling 0


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...

Dishes 0


Ukranian: Breaking a dish is good luck.

Flowers 0


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

Spiders 0


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...



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...

Fingers and Hands 0

Fingers and Hands

Fingers Crossed: By making the sign of the Christian faith with our fingers, evil spirits would be prevented from destroying our chances of good fortune. If you cross your fingers when you make a...


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...