Good Luck Superstitions
• A frog brings good luck to the house it enters.
• A spider spinning in the morning.
• Carry an acorn to bring luck & ensure a long life.
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Animal Superstitions
• A dog eating grass brings rain.
• A dove circling above is an omen of death.
• Rats leaving a ship - the ship will sink.

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Card Superstitions
• Unlucky to sit cross-legged when playing cards.
• Playing cards with a dog in room causes disputes.
• The luckiest seat is the one which faces the door; the most unlucky is that which has its back to the fire-place.

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Baby Superstitions
• Babies born with teeth become extremely selfish.
• Unlucky to wash a baby's head for the first 12 months.
• When a boy is born under the waning moon, the next birth will be a girl, and vice versa.

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New Home Superstitions
• Never carry a hoe into the house. If you do so by mistake, carry it out again, walking backward to avoid bad luck.

• Never give a knife as a housewarming present, or your new neighbor will become an enemy.
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Hair Superstitions
• Cut your hair on Good Friday to prevent headaches in the year to come.

• To drop a comb while you are combing your hair is a sign of a coming disappointment.
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Bad Luck Superstitions
• To milk a cow being sent to market..
• To see an owl in the sunlight.
• Changing a horse's name.
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General Superstitions
• Tying a knot into a handkerchief wards off evil.
• Itchy nose - you will have quarrel with someone.
• Ringing Bells means a new angel received wings.
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Acting & Stage Superstitions
• If an actress receives flowers as a present, she may wear them before or after the performance, but its considered unlucky to wear them on the stage. Artificial ones are generally used instead.
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Christmas Superstitions
• Dogs that howl on Christmas Eve will go mad before the end of the year.
• A Yule Log must not be bought and must be kept burning all night.

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Death Superstitions
• A bird in the house is a sign of a death.

• If the person was evil, weeds will grow.
• Pregnant women should not attend funerals.
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Wedding Superstitions
• If the groom drops the wedding band during the ceremony, the marriage is doomed.

• The spouse who goes to sleep first on the wedding day will be the first to die.
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Halloween Superstitions
• If you hear foot steps behind you on this night, don't look back. It may be the dead following you. Turning back could mean that you will very soon join the dead behind you.
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New Years Superstitions
• Empty pockets or empty cupboards on New Years Eve portend a year of poverty.

• Its bad luck to let a fire go out on New Year's Eve.
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