Popular Superstitions

Popular Superstitions

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By (author) Charles Platt

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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 246 pages
  • Dimensions: 254mm x 178mm x 16mm | 644g
  • Publication date: 23 May 2010
  • ISBN 10: 1161370420
  • ISBN 13: 9781161370423

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1925. Nearly everyone is more or less superstitious, nevertheless, ninety-nine persons out of a hundred will walk under a ladder. The nature and origin of this and many other superstitions of everyday life are explained in this book. Contents: what a strange thing is man; cult of the horseshoe; numbers and dates; animals; flowers, fruits and trees; colors; women, children and clothes; marriage; birth and death; fisherfolk, card players, actors and musicians; salt; sneezing; nursery rhymes and other oddments.

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