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Superstitions

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Shehla Mukhtar

on 20 January 2013

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Superstitions Uncommonly known Bad Superstitions Good Luck Superstitions If a girl drinks salty water then goes to sleep, she will see her future husband in her dream. - If you dream about a dog, you will have a lot of enemies Horseshoes: If you find a lost horseshoe you must hang it over the door with the open end up, so the good fortune doesn't spill out. - If an owl hoots in
your garden,
it brings you bad luck. If you catch a falling leaf on the first day of autumn, you will have good luck all winter If you blow out all the candles on your birthday cake in one blow, you will get whatever you want. - It is bad luck to leave shoes upside down. If your right hand itches, you will earn money. Fingers Crossed - By making the sign of the Christian faith with our fingers, evil spirits would be prevented from destroying our chances of good fortune. To find a four-leaf clover means immense good luck, so keep it safe! Having lady bugs in their farm, is good luck.
Lady bug is supposed to protect a farm or a garden by eating away all the harmful pests that could possibly destroy the plants. if you see a genuine shooting star, you are granted with a wish The elephant should be facing the door through which folks enter the room in order to bring happiness and prosperity into the home, but that the trunk must be facing up. If your right hand itches, you will earn money. If a girl drinks salty water then goes to sleep, she will see her future husband in her dream. If you catch a falling leaf on the first day of autumn, you will have good luck all winter. Do you believe in them? Sandbox Commonly known bad superstitions It is system of believe a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown it's considered bad luck if a black cat
crosses your path. Why do people believe in
Superstitions How to get rid of Superstitions What is Superstition? Any blindly belief - Getting out of bed left foot first A broken mirror represented the soul being astray from your body. It brings seven years of bad luck. - An itch inside
your nose Gives illusion of a control over a certain world - If pepper is spilled, Many of them were created when in olden times! are a way that - You must wear new clothes at Easter or you will have bad luck Be optimistic - Cutting your nails on
a Friday, causes bad luck Good sleep will help your mind stay calm and relax and you won't feel paranoid over little things - Putting a shirt on inside out If you see 3 butterflies
together it is bad luck The Scandinavian's believed that the number 13 was unlucky due to the mythological 12 demigods being joined by a 13th evil one, who brought misfortune upon humans The angle of the ladder, joining it to both the wall and ground forms a triangle which is said to represent the Holy Trinity. By walking under the ladder, you are breaking the Holy Trinity and aligning yourself with the Devil. It is a trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation BY: Aafreen Shaikh, Jananey Muralitharan, Roksana Naci, Shehla Mukhtar, Zarnab Afzal, & Naghat Chaudhary A Rabbit's foot brings good luck! An ordinary man walking in the park on bright sunny day! The ordinary man suddenly sees a penny! The ordinary man picks up the shiny penny! YAYYYY! I FOUND A LUCKY PENNY! I'M GOING TO HAVE GOOD LUCK NOW! Be optimistic Good sleep will help your mind stay calm and relax and you won't feel paranoid over little things GOOD LUCK SUPERSTITIONS!!! then you will have a serious argument with a friend. Think rationally understand the world but in a way Drinking a glass of milk in your dream Good luck charms will bring you good luck Superstitions & Technology There are a lot of technology that relates to superstitions, ex. psychic apps To break the spell. wait seven hours before picking up the broken pieces, and bury them outside in the moonlight. Fear of the unknown and inability to control or predict our own future have led people to all kinds of irrational acts and beliefs. In the age of science and technology that was supposed to end. - When a cat sneezes
three times indoors,
it will rain in hours. - If you sleep with your feet towards the door, a nightwalker will steal your soul. Continuation... Continuation...
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