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    •  In some parts of the UK meeting two or three Ravens together is considered really bad. One very English superstition concerns the tame Ravens at the Tower of London. It is believed if they leave then the crown of England will be lost.
    •  It is said to be bad luck if you see bats flying and hear their cries. In the middle ages it was believed that witches were closely associated with bats.
    •  In some areas black Rabbits are thought to host the souls of human beings. White Rabbits are said to be really witches and some believe that saying White Rabbit on the first day of each month brings luck.
    •  It is thought very unlucky to have the feathers of a Peacock within the home or handle anything made with them. This is possibly because of the eye shape present upon these feathers i.e. the Evil-Eye associated with wickedness.
    •  Black cats, clover of 4 leaves, horseshoes and touch wood are considered as good luck.
    •  Unlucky walk underneath a ladder, to open an umbrella in doors, spill salt and 7 years of bad luck to break mirror.
    •  Leave a white tablecloth  Crossed cutlery on your on a table overnight and plate and expect a expect a death quarrel
    •  Bride and groom must  The husband should not meet on the day of carry his new wife over the wedding except at the threshold of their the altar home
    •  When finished eating  In Yorkshire, housewives boiled egg, push the used to believe that bread spoon through the would not rise if there was bottom of the empty corpse (dead body) in the shell to let the devil out vicinity, and to cut off both ends of the loaf would make the Devil fly over the house
    •  In UK the black cat is considered good luck but in America is the opposite. The majority of this superstitions are similar in all the world The superstition is supposed to have originated in ancient times, when mirrors were considered to be tools of the gods. People always has believed in superstitions since ancient times