Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Trivia Tuesday: Old Wives Tales/Superstitions

Old Wives Tales/Superstitions

If the palm of your right hand itches it means you will soon be getting money.
If the palm of your left hand itches it means you will soon be paying out money.

If you drop scissors, it means your lover is being unfaithful to you.

Put salt on the doorstep of a new house and no evil can enter.

Salty soup is a sign that the cook is in love.

It's bad luck to leave shoes upside down.

If you bite your tongue while eating, it is because you have recently told a lie.

Dropping an umbrella on the floor means that there will be a murder in the house.

The number of Xs in the palm of your right hand is the number of children you will have.

A yawn is a sign that danger is near.

If your ear is burning, then someone is talking about you. To determine whether what they are saying is good or bad, remember this rhyme, - Left for love, Right for spite!

If you knock your hand accidentally against a piece of wood or a wooden article, it is an indication that you are about to have a love affair.

The dropping of a knife foretells the visit of a man friend in the near future.

People with hiccups were once thought to be possessed by the devil.

When you cross a railroad track you need to touch a screw so you won't get pregnant.

If your nose itches, someone is coming to see you. If it's the right nostril, the visitor will be a female, left nostril, male.

An itchy nose means your going to have a quarrel with someone.

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