10 Interesting Facts About Superstitions
We thought, because it is FRIDAY THE 13TH of September, we’d put together a collection of superstition facts and fun GIFs for you to enjoy!
Black Cats are Bad Luck: During the 14th century people began to believe black cats bring bad luck because of their colour. Whereas in ancient cultures, cats were often considered sacred animals
Find a penny and pick it up: Some say if you pick the penny up then it will bring you luck because finding any free money pretty lucky. But some think it relates to the old rhyme, “See a pin, pick it up/and all day long you’ll have good luck/ See a pin, let it lay/ and your luck will pass away.”
Bad Luck Comes In Three: If two things go wrong, believes start to look for the next bit of luck. A shoe that is lost might be forgotten one day but the third in a series of bad breaks the next
Hand Your Breath Past Cemeteries: Many cultures throughout history believe it stops the dead connecting with and stealing your soul. Holding your breath also prevents other spirits from possessing you.
Breaking a Mirror Is Bad Luck: It is said you will get 7 years bad luck if you break a mirror. Some say it is because it takes 7 years for you cells to replace in your physical body