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A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
It’s late, and you are walking home at a brisk pace in an attempt to beat the oncoming storm. You are only a few streets from your destination when you spot a lithe…...
Chain Letters
Chain Letters
“Do you need a little luck? Who doesn’t? Today is your lucky day! Copy this letter, word for word, and send it on to ten people you know, and you will experience life…...
Dead Man's Hand
Dead Man's Hand
In the Old West of America, a cowboy lived and died by his wits, his gun, and sometimes his play of cards. The legend goes that one such cowboy, Wild Bill Hickok, was…...
Saluting Magpies
Saluting Magpies
Walking down the street, your morning routine is interrupted by a flash of black and white wings. Settling down on the street in front of you is a largish blackbird…...
Sneezing
Sneezing
You can’t hold it in; the pressure behind your nose is building, and the bright sunlight is triggering a reflex, and try as you might you can’t hold it back… “ACHOO!”…...
Spilling Salt
Spilling Salt
Sitting down to an elegant dinner in tie and tails are a room full of distinguished men, each seeming bent on out-shining the next in terms of breeding and class. As…...
Stealing Rocks from Hawaii
Stealing Rocks from Hawaii
Scrawled on the note in a shake hand were the words; “I am returning this rock to the Island. I’m sorry I took it. Please forgive me.” As unusual as such a situation…...
The Myths And Truth About Mirrors
The Myths And Truth About Mirrors
In some ancient cultures when a loved one died under extenuating circumstances- be it murder, a horrible accident, or suffering from unrequited love- it was considered…...
The Number 13
The Number 13
Standing in the lift waiting for your stop, you idly follow the progression of floors as they tick by in the display window near the door. Heading for the top of the…...
Walking Under a Ladder
Walking Under a Ladder
Running late for an appointment is a young man dressed in a sharp suit and carrying an attaché. Weaving through the foot traffic the man checks his watch to make sure…...
Women on Board Ship - Bad Luck
Women on Board Ship - Bad Luck
Sailors have a long tradition of superstition; looking for any edge they could find to give them comfort on stormy nights at sea. One of the longest standing…...
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