The Origins of Myths and Superstitions...
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    Re: Cut Hair Grows Back Faster
    The story about the tick: The way we used to do it was we would take a match and light it and put it near the tick which warmed it…
    20 May 2018
  • Juno
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    @marjorie thrasher - there are more black cats in the world than white and it's just coincidence that your head was split open…
    17 May 2018
  • marjorie thrasher
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    may 15th the sun was setting .I was driving my friend home from the store and a black cat crossed in front of me from my left to…
    16 May 2018
  • Pebbles
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    I went outside to put water in the bird bath and I had the garage door open. After shutting the garage door…
    10 May 2018
  • Lil C
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    How many X's do you put on the windshield if a black cat crosses your path while driving
    3 May 2018
  • Honey
    Re: Sneezing
    During sneezing,hearts stops beating for a while,and after it againg start beating,so the gap in which no heartbeat is there is crucial for life because it…
    29 April 2018
  • Freddi
    Re: Saluting Magpies
    @Lizzy - somewhere it will have a partner around. It's all superstitious nonsence really.
    27 April 2018
  • Dee
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    One morning 5 years ago, I was woken by a robin tapping on my window. I was caring for my best friend who was…
    22 April 2018
  • Lizzy
    Re: Saluting Magpies
    For the last two day one magpie has been in my front garden when I have moved to the back of the garden it’s been there for a while is my luck…
    20 April 2018
  • SheLL
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    @Mee - yes, I always have thought of black cats as good luck and if one crosses your path it means you'll come into money. I…
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