Wedding: The New Moon.-This ceremony must...

The New Moon.-This ceremony must be practiced on the first night of the new moon. Open wide the windows of your bedroom and sit down on the windowsill, gazing with ... Read more

Acting & Stage: To whistle in the dressing...

To whistle in the dressing room or backstage is bad luck. If somebody does it, they must go out of the dressing-room, turn round three times and then knock on ... Read more

Halloween: When bobbing for apples, it...

When bobbing for apples, it is believed that the first person to bite an apple would be the first to marry.

Animal: Seeing a heron near the...

Seeing a heron near the house - bad luck

General: If you use the same...

If you use the same pencil to take a test that you used for studying for the test, the pencil will remember the answers.

New Years: If the first person to...

If the first person to cross the threshold of a house after midnight on New Years is a dark-haird man and he carries a shovel full of coal, then a ... Read more

General: Never take a broom along...

Never take a broom along when you move. Throw it out and buy a new one.

Christmas: To find out who your...

To find out who your future spouse will be, make a dumb cake at midnight on Christmas Eve. It is prepared in complete silence by one or more, with water, ... Read more

Christmas: A Yule Log must not...

A Yule Log must not be bought and must be kept burning all night.

Baby: For a child to be...

For a child to be born with an open hand, however, is a sign of great generosity.

Animal: Finding a spider on your...

Finding a spider on your body - Good Fortune

New Years: The Weather: If the wind...

The Weather: If the wind blows from the south, there will be fine weather and prosperous times in the year ahead. If it comes from the north, it will be ... Read more

Animal: Constructing the home with thin...

Constructing the home with thin walls - mild winter

Animal: Heard singing before the cuckoo...

Heard singing before the cuckoo - Success in love

General: Seeing an ambulance is very...

Seeing an ambulance is very unlucky unless you pinch your nose or hold your breath until you see a black or a brown dog.

General: If a candle lighted as...

If a candle lighted as part of a ceremony blows out, it is a sign that evil spirits are nearby

Animal: Crossing your path - omen...

Crossing your path - omen of disaster

Good Luck: Saying God Bless You When...

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 ... Read more

Halloween: If you go to a...

If you go to a crossroads at Halloween and listen to the wind, you will learn all the most important things that will befall you during the next twelve months.

General: An onion cut in half...

An onion cut in half and placed under the bed of a sick person will draw off fever and poisons.

Death: You must hold your breath...

You must hold your breath while going past a cemetery or you will breathe in the spirit of someone who has recently died.

General: All wishes on shooting stars...

All wishes on shooting stars come true.

Death: If a robin flies into...

If a robin flies into a room through a window, death will shortly follow.

Bad Luck: Breaking a plate, especially if...

Breaking a plate, especially if it had not already been cracked.