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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Superstitions, Magic and Phobias
December 28. This is the Childermas Day, known for the slaughter of innocent children by Herod. Children born on that day will be unlucky. New projects started on that day will ultimately fail. You're not even supposed to wear new clothes on this day.
|Yawning is considered a bad omen in some cultures. You can stop the evil consequences by doing the what?||Interesting Superstitions
Someone is talking about you.. If it's the left lace that is undone, bad things are being said about you. If it's the right, then it's good things. And you thought it was because you had not tied them properly.
|There are a lot of superstitions surrounding cats, but do you know what may happen if you kick a cat?||Interesting Superstitions
May. You're not supposed to get married in May and babies born in that month will be either feeble or troublesome. Getting sick in May may result in death.
They were excommunicated by St Bernard and are angry about it..
|A woman wearing this clothing item, blessed by a priest, will have a relativey easy childbirth. What item is it?||Interesting Superstitions
Belt. It's also supposed to protect you from witchcraft.
|If you see this vehicle, you have to hold your breath and pinch your nose until the vehicle is out of sight, or until you see a dog. What vehicle is it?||Interesting Superstitions
Ambulance. Beware, if you don't do this, the person in the ambulance may die.
|Supposedly, there is an unlucky color for a car, it actually 'brings on' accidents. What color is it?||Interesting Superstitions
You will be kissed shortly..
|A US superstition carries meaning to the direction when bubbles are floating in this drink. What drink is it?||Interesting Superstitions
Coffee. If the bubbles float towards you, good times are coming. However, it's not a good thing if they float away from you.
|If you are a blonde and you want to keep you hair color as long as possible, this precious stone is supposed to help you to do that. What stone is it?||Interesting Superstitions
Opal. This is not a blond joke. This is actually a real superstition. Mind you, opals can also improve eyesight and allow you to become invisible.
|If you pass a child through the branches of this tree, the child will live a long life. What tree is it?||Interesting Superstitions
Nothing.. Trick question. Actually, if a plum tree blossoms in December, someone in the family will die shortly.
|This household item is used to ensure that a guest does not overstay his or her welcome. What is it?||Interesting Superstitions
Pepper. You're supposed to sprinkle the chair of your future guest with pepper for it to work.
You will be kneeling in a strange church..
|According to tradition, if you eat the spinal cord of this animal, you will go deaf. What animal is it?||Interesting Superstitions
Ox. This superstition comes from the East of England.
|According to tradition, this item is used to predict the weather. It is kept beside the front door, will shrivel up when it's going to be warm and becomes moist when it's going to rain. What is it?||Interesting Superstitions
7 and U. The 'U' resembles a horseshoe, a very lucky charm.
Because the child may develop a stammer..
Rain. However, if a cat sneezes 3 times, everyone in the family will get colds.
The ladder propped up against a wall makes a triangle, the representation of the Holy Trinity. Walking through the triangle is disrespectful towards God..
Holy water. You're supposed to sprinkle the holy water in the 3 corners of the bedroom, the 4th being the direction the rats will take to leave.
Tattoos. Tattoos also help in warding off evil spirits.
Hebrew. Abracadabra is actually the abbreviated forms of the Hebrew words Ab (Father), Ben (Son), and Ruach A Cadsh (Holy Spirit). It dates back to the 2nd century.
Anti-Coagulant Agent. There is actually a substance called 'draculin'. It may sound ghoulish, but whatever works is acceptable.
Their pets. Black cats are the most well-known example.
78. There are 56 (Minor Arcana) and 22 (Major Arcana)in a deck.