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Are you superstitous ?

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GHeather

GHeather Report 3 Jul 2013 17:48

We all know that a black cat crossing our path is suppose to be a sign of bad luck, however, in some countries I think it's a sign of good luck! Perhaps you avoid walking under ladders, you always touch wood ?? Perhaps you have a strange superstition ? Anyway, hope you can post some interesting stuff, thanks.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 3 Jul 2013 17:50

Black cats crossing your path are a sign of good luck to me lol, but I do also touch wood :-)

GHeather

GHeather Report 3 Jul 2013 17:53

They seem to be quite common ones RamblingRose, look forward to reading any stranger ones out there... :-D

GHeather

GHeather Report 3 Jul 2013 17:54

What about the broken mirror one!

StrayKitten

StrayKitten Report 3 Jul 2013 17:56

i touchwood, i also salute and say good morning mr magpie, when i see one,

i dont get scared walking under a ladder, or black cats, or even mirrors,

GHeather

GHeather Report 3 Jul 2013 18:00

I wonder how many there are! Would love to read about the stranger ones! :-D

GHeather

GHeather Report 3 Jul 2013 18:02

I think in Italy, they don't 'touch wood', but touch iron ?

jgee

jgee Report 3 Jul 2013 18:05

I will only cut nails on a tuesday..thursday and saturday...also touch wood..

I wont tell a bad dream before 12 pm ..plus i wont receive or give flowers ..



jgee..

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 3 Jul 2013 18:44

I don't cut my toenails in order.
If a black cat crossing my path was unlucky, I'd be in a terrible to-do, as I have 2 of them!!

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 3 Jul 2013 18:47

StrayKitten - do you often walk under black cats?

I have never felt the need to be superstitious - touch wood.

Anyone want to buy some lucky heather?

Sharron

Sharron Report 3 Jul 2013 18:49

I won't do washing on New Year's Day because a showman told me you could wash away a member of your family by doing so.

Don't put the chair back when you leave or you will never return.

GinN

GinN Report 3 Jul 2013 18:49

Oh, Crikey! I cut my toenails today (Wednesday) and I did it in order! Waiting for the thunderbolt...............! :-D

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Jul 2013 18:51

Bad news comes in threes - having heard of 2 deaths in the last 4 days, we are (fingers crossed) hoping that there won't be a third. :-0 :-)

Joeva

Joeva Report 3 Jul 2013 18:52



I have many that stick in my mind from my mother.

Not to pass anyone on the staircase....... an argument will ensue with somebody.

Never open an umbrella indoors...... put your father out of work.

Don't put new shoes on the table.... bad luck

Change the calender always on the first day of the month.... lose a day lose a friend.

I could go on ....................... :-D

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 3 Jul 2013 18:52

Sharron is that why they won't let me back in the restaurant?

GHeather

GHeather Report 3 Jul 2013 18:53

I'm not sure now, if in this country... a black cat crossing your path is suppose to be good or bad luck ??

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 3 Jul 2013 18:54

Like Joeva, crossing on the stairs, and also knives crossed on the table means an argument.

GHeather

GHeather Report 3 Jul 2013 18:56

I remember that one mentioned above about never opening an umbrella indoors... I don't do this, silly really, but it sort of sticks in your mind!

StrayKitten

StrayKitten Report 3 Jul 2013 18:56

oh i always say it comes in three, good or bad things, and they usually do, :-D

i dont put shoes ont he table, and i always say white rabbit if i pass someone on the stairs, altho i have no idea why i say it hahahaha

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 3 Jul 2013 18:58

If you have an itchy palm means money will come your way,

I cannot stop scratching so i'm just waiting for my cheque to arrive :-D

Roy