Thursday, July 29, 2010

China - New Year

During Chinese New Year, it is believed that you have to avoid greeting someone in their bedroom, it's considered bad luck. Usually, in order to celebrate the new year in good luck, the elderly and sick family members will be moved from their bedroom to the living room on that particular day.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Russia - Cat

In Russia, its considered bad luck when a cat, especially a black one, crosses in front of you when you're walking. Some people will avoid them by chasing out or outrun the cat.

If the cat already crosses you, then you have to break the spell by spitting three times over your left shoulder to avoid the bad luck.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Japan - Fingernail

Avoid cutting your nails in the evening or at night, it is believed that cutting nails during that time will prevent you from seeing your parents when they die, you won't be able to be with them for the last time on their deathbed.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Denmark - Wedding

Traditionally in Denmark, the brides and grooms will be cross-dressed. There is a belief that the custom tradition taking place during wedding to confuse the evil spirits from disturbing the couple.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

England - Surname

In UK, there is an old belief that when a man and woman who are unrelated but have the same surname marry, they may also be considered healers as the wife will be gifted with medical healing power.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Hawaii - Banana

From the old tale, the Hawaiian believe that bringing bananas on a boat will bring bad luck to fisherman such as no catch and other bad things imaginable. Due to this superstition, most chartered boat captains will not leave the dock if you bring any bananas with you onboard.

Monday, July 12, 2010

A Superstitious Code


No, it's just for Technorati verification, they need to find this code for me to claim ownership to this blog.

Japan - Spider

In Japan, there is a popular belief that when you see a spider in the morning, it will bring good luck. On the other hand, it is bad luck to come across a spider during night time.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Cuba - Water

In Cuba, there is a believe that if you leave a glass of water at your bedside overnight and there are bubbles in the glass the next morning, a good chance that you are surrounded by good spirits.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Mexico - Broom

In Mexico, it is believed that if someone accidently sweeps an unmarried woman's shoes with a broom, she will never marry. This is considered as bad luck and should be avoided.

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