On occasions, you may have noticedpeople knocking on wood, throwing saltbehind their backs or getting angry withyou for opening an umbrella inside thehouse. Why is this?
Are they mad? Are they paranoid? No, theyre just superstitious.
So what is a superstitious person? Basically a superstitious person issomeone who truly believes thatthey can control their destiny andlives by performing little tricks andmagic. Theyll do all sorts of strange things toprotect themselves from evil spirits.
However, the truth is, manysuperstitions are based on commonsense,if you walk under a ladder, you maywell have bad luck — especially ifsomething falls on your head.
Use the same pencil to take a test that you used for studying for the test.Apparently, the pencil will remember the answers.
If you dream of fish, someone you know ispregnant. Also, its bad luck to say the word "pig"while fishing at sea.Apparently, fish are frightened of pigs.
Shoes on the table will bring you lots of bad luck. It will also irritate other members of your household.
A horseshoe above thedoorway will bringgood luck to a home. Place itfacing upwards like a "U« or theluck will fall out of the shoe.Horseshoe-shapedaccessories wont bring yougood luck, although they domake lovely. earrings
If you see an ambulance, pinch yournose and hold your breath until yousee a brown dog or you wiII have badluck.Dont hold your breath too long or theambulance will be coming backfor you!