Superstitions

Friday the thirteenth you step on 7 cracks but you found 20 dollars how is this possible?

Actually, the number 13 is not considered unlucky in paganism. They revered the moon and she shows her full face 13 times a year. Maybe, when Christianity gained control over pagan lands, it was told to be a bad number, so as to frighten the people into believing the one God of the Christians. St...

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What odd occurrences have taken place on Friday the 13th?

While we’re not especially superstitious, Friday the 13th has certainly held bad luck for some people. Here are a few of our favorite coincidences: An author’s ship suffered a strange fate. Author Thomas William Lawson was a businessman and author, and he might have helped popularize the Friday...

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Why does Mary Poppins ask Jane if she has a handkerchief under her pillow?

It is rumored that some types of handkerchiefs can aid in falling asleep if they are put underneath your pillow. This may have been used to help travelers get some quick sleep on long journeys. Go ChaCha!

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Why are there black cat superstition?

because the catholic church needed several scapegoats to define undefinable accidents - for catholics, the color black symbolises the evil. so poor black cats were held responsible for any mishaps.

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When did the four-leaf clover become a symbol of good luck?

Legend says when Adam and Eve were expelled from Eden, Eve took along a four leafed clover. So if you are lucky enough to find one, you are holding on to a bit of paradise. Celtic dominance once extended across Ireland and most of Western Europe. The Druids [Celtic priests] used shamrocks as char...

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Can ghosts type?

Yes,they can. They have the abilities to do things that we humans call 'Paranormal' Such as moving objects. They can do things that exeed what humand can do,by far.

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What are superstitions about cats?

There are a lot, Some people believe that blacks cats are only bad luck when they cross your path but are very helpful when you dream about them. Some people believe the opposite like white cats are worse then black. There are also superstitions that say that is you harm an animal you will be har...

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Black cats superstition?

It is a widely believed superstition that seeing a black cat is bad luck. This dates back to the Middle Ages when people began to associate black cats with devilry and witchcraft.

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What is the origin of spilling salt superstition?

Lots of superstitious people, when they spill salt, will take a pinch of it in their right hand and throw it backwards over their left shoulder. Superstition has it that, at all times, a devil waits over your left shoulder, and also that spilling salt is bad luck (perhaps because it used to be ra...

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Which shoulder do you throw the salt over?

It is believed the "devil" stands over the left shoulder of a person. As salt was once considered a symbol of wealth and prosperity, spilling it is thought of as wasteful and a means to tempt the "devil" into taking it from you. Throwing salt over your left shoulder is supposed to "blind the devi...

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What in your opinion would make the scariest haunted house?

Real ghosts, instead of the imaginary ones that seem to inhabit haunted houses.

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