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Hats

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Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

Many superstitions are associated with hats, several now being modified into rules for manners and etiquette.

Definitions of Superstition

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

Superstitions are beliefs in ideas or practices based on the supernatural as opposed to laws of science. People look for...

Cracks

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

Ill-fortune is said to be the result from stepping on a crack in the pavement. Present day society usually associates...

Lucky Charms

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

A charm can be almost any object, as shown by the countless examples of charms or amulets that have been said to ward off...

Actors and Actresses

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

The superstitions surrounding actors and actresses were more prevalent in the Middle Ages, when performances would...

Common Superstitions

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

Short list of common superstitions

Horseshoes

Horseshoes

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

The horseshoe is considered very lucky and used to be hung in many homes to protect and attract good fortune for the family...

Pennies

Pennies

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

Lots of superstitions center around money. Almost all forms of currency have at least one superstition associated with them.

Four-Leaf Clovers

Four-Leaf Clovers

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

The superstition of the four-leaf clover is thought to originate with the Druids. Apparently they believed the shamrock...

Mirrors

Mirrors

by csicop.org
Superstition Bash
January 13, 2004

Breaking a mirror can even make a skeptic shudder for a brief moment!

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