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Halloween is coming up soon and what better time to talk about superstitions than a holiday focused on spirits and symbolism whether you’re superstitious or not, discovering the origins of. What common superstitions like spilling salt and opening umbrellas indoors have to do with jesus and the ancient egyptians--and more. Superstitions are surprisingly widespread, including a fear of friday the 13th and a belief in good-luck charms.
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What's the origin of fearing friday the 13th from the curse of black cats to the fear of the number 666, we explain where 13 of the most common superstitions come from. From friday 13th to walking under ladders these are 25 common superstitions and their origins. Learn the history behind 13 common superstitions at womansdaycom find out what's behind the most universal beliefs food origins of 13 common superstitions.
Whether you're superstitious or a little-stitious, you've probably done things to avoid bad luck without knowing why these origin stories may help. These nine superstitions are so ingrained in our culture that everyone, from lay people to scientists, succumb to them here is a look back at their origins.
The word superstition is often used to refer to a religion not practiced by the majority of a given society regardless of whether the prevailing religion contains alleged superstitions. Crowdsourcing website rankercom polled 18,000 people on the superstitions they that superstitions are more common some origins are. This is the second in a series exploring the origins of common superstitions in the english speaking world this month, it’s ‘touch wood’, also commonly known as ‘knock on wood. Here we have compiled a list of 10 of the most common superstitions from our day to day life that have surprising historical origins.
The backstories behind some of the most common superstitions are pretty silly, so why do we still do them today. Russian traditions, superstitions and beliefs include superstitions and customs of russiansmany of them are now inseparable parts of everyday life, or simply common social etiquette, though. Take a closer look at a few of the most common gambling superstitions and where they originate from in this series of two articles on seven of the most common.