§ GOOD LUCK
ü Lucky to meet a black cat. Black Cats are featured on many good
luck greetings cards and birthday cards in England.
ü Lucky to find a clover plant with four leaves.
ü Cut your hair when the moon is waxing and you will have good luck.
ü Putting money in the pocket of new clothes brings good luck.
§ BAD LUCK
ü Unlucky to spill salt. If you do, you must throw it over your
shoulder to counteract the bad luck.
ü Unlucky to open an umbrella in doors.
ü Unlucky to pass someone on the stairs.
§ FOOD SUPERSTITIONS
When finished eating a boiled egg, push the spoon through
the bottom of the empty shell to let the devil out.
§ TABLE SUPERSTITIONS
ü If you drop a table knife expect a male visitor, if you drop a fork
a female visitor.
ü Crossed cutlery on your plate and expect a quarrel.
§ WEDDING SUPERSTITIONS
ü The bride should never wear her complete wedding clothes
before the day.
ü For good luck the bride should wear “something
borrowed, something blue, something old and something new”.