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Empty bucket

In Russia, seeing a person carrying an empty bucket brings bad luck. The superstition arose because Tsar Alexander II was killed by someone with an empty bucket. 1)

Broken plates

Danes collect broken plates and on New Year's Eve throw their pieces at the houses of their neighbors and families. It is supposed to bring luck and friendship. 2)

Opening and closing scissors

Opening and closing scissors was believed to bring bad luck in Egypt because it was believed that our good spirits were cut by it. 3)

No kissing lips

In Nigeria, you don't kiss a child on the lips because it is believed that the child will drool in adulthood. 4)

No clipping on Saturday

In India, it is believed that clipping nails on Tuesdays, Saturdays, or at night is bad luck. 5)

superstitions.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/11 08:13 by aga