Monday, 19 December 2016

SUPERSTITIONS - INTERMEDIATE 2

These are some common Western superstitions taken from http://stickyball.net/adult.html?id=262 

Superstition
Meaning
Baseball Bat
Spit on a new bat when using it for the first time to make it lucky.
Bed
It’s bad luck to put a hat on a bed.
Bell
When a bell rings, an angel has received its wings.
Cats
If a black cat crosses your path, you will have bad luck.
Clover
It’s good luck to find a four-leaf clover.
Knives
If a friend gives you a knife, you should give him/her a coin.
Ladybugs
It is bad luck to kill a ladybug.
Ladder
It’s bad luck to walk under a ladder.
Mirror
If you break a mirror, it’s seven years bad luck.
Salt
If you spill salt you must throw some over your left shoulder.
Umbrella
It’s bad luck to open an umbrella in the house.
Wood
Knock on wood anytime you mention good fortune.
Yawn
Cover your mouth so your soul doesn’t go out of your body.
Itchy Ear
Someone is talking about you.
Friday the 13th
This day is traditionally unlucky unless you were born on it.


Now, some reading on the topic 

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