Sunday, July 22, 2012

Italy - Child

In Italy, one should not walk over a child that is laying on the ground. It is believed that it will bring the child bad luck. Walking over someone who is laying on the floor is like someone walking over their grave.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Thailand - Black

One should avoid wearing black when visiting a patient in the hospital. Black colour is associated with pain and sadness and black clothing usually worn for mourning.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Japan - Funeral Car

It is believed that in Japan, when a funeral car passes in front of you, you should hide your thumb. They believe that if thumb, which is called 'parent finger', if they don't hide them, their parents will die soon.

Monday, July 16, 2012

India - Bird Nest

In some countries, many superstitions were associated with pregnancy.  One of those superstitions coming from India says, when a bird's nest is found in a house where a pregnant woman lives, one should not remove the bird's nest.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Indonesia - Sparrow

Some people of Indonesia believe that sparrow brings good luck. If a sparrow enters your house,  it is believed that a wedding will occur soon. If a woman sees a sparrow on Valentine's Day, she will live happily marrying a poor man.

China - Ghost

In China, it is believed that whan a baby cries for no reason or when the is no one in the room, a ghost is believed to be present and the baby saw it.

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