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Hawks

The hawk is considered a messenger, protector and visionary. Keen vision is one of its greatest gifts. Hawks see things others miss. The hawk comes to you indicating that you are now awakening to...

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Mermaids

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

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Snakes

In Japan, if you put a piece of snake skin into your wallet, you are going to become rich or find money. Snakes are a symbol of money and wealth in Japan. Some people...

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Changelings

In medieval Britain, parents sometimes believed that their child had been taken away by the fairy people and substituted with a changeling. There were a number of tests to find out. One was to...

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Ears

If your ear is burning (or tingling), then someone is talking about you. To determine whether what they are saying is good or bad, remember this rhyme, – Left for love, Right for spite!...

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Sneezing

Saying God Bless You When Somebody Sneezes: When the great plague swept Europe., sufferers began sneezing violently which was a sign of death. The Pope therefore passed a law requiring people to bless the...

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Sewing and Knitting

See also: Dresses and Dress Making If you drop a knitting-needle, you won’t be married during the present year. If you break many needles in a garment, it will be worn at a wedding....

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The Evil Eye – Malocchio

If we sneezed during a conversation about sickness or death, we were supposed to pull on our left ear to ward off the evil eye. If we knocked over the salt, we had to...

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Pregnancy & Predicting the Sex of the Baby

See also: Babies and Birth Superstitions Malaysia: When in labor, neither mother or father should sit at the top of the stairs, as blocking any passage prolongs delivery. If you are pregnant, wear perfume...