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New Year’s Superstitions About Food

Black-Eyed Peas and Greens In the South, it’s a time-honored tradition to consume black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. These little legumes are believed to attract general good luck. Additionally, greens like cabbage, collard...



If the fingernails or toenails of an infant are cut previous to the age of 12 months, it will prove a thief in mature age. In seventeenth century England it was believed that if...


New Year’s Superstitions

More superstitions about New Years: First Activities New Year’s Resonance What you do in the first hour of the New Year supposedly sets the tone for the entire year ahead. Butterfly Omen Spotting a...


Same Name

In Turkey it’s believed that if you stand between two people whose names are the same, you should wish for something because your wish will come true. Reference

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