Monday, April 26, 2010

Scotland - Sneeze

In Scotland, it is believed that a newborn child is said to remain under 'the fairy spells'. The spell will be broken when the child has sneezed for the first time.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Italy - Salt

It is believed that if you drop some salt, you have to put some salt from its container in your hand and throw it behind your shoulder. As this will prevent the evil eye you would normally get when dropping the salt.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Brazil - Baby

In Brazil, they have a superstition that when babies stand on their heads, they are calling for another sibling to join in the family.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

India - Sparrow

A sparrow is encouraged to build a nest in a new house for good fortune.

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