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Walking Under a Ladder Superstition

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Some superstitions are easier to explain to rational people than others. Some could never be rationalized even by the most superstitious among us. The “walking under a ladder” superstition falls into the second category. But the fact is that many people will go to great lengths to avoid walking under a ladder. How the “walking […]

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Southern Superstitions

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Some people call beliefs in luck and the measures one should take to prevent bad luck and encourage good luck nothing more that superstition. Others say that these beliefs are based upon experience of our ancestors and are, in fact, much more than just superstition. They say that these sayings and beliefs are actually the […]

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Broken Mirror Superstition

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One of the most common and persistent superstitions alive and well in the world today is that “breaking a mirror will cause seven years of bad luck and/or cause the death of a loved one.” (Pick one or choose both.) Mankind has always been fascinated by his reflection. From the earliest days of the caveman […]