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    Description1925. 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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    Popular Superstitions
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Platt
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 246
    Width: 254 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 644 g
    ISBN 13: 9781161370423
    ISBN 10: 1161370420
    Kessinger Publishing
    Imprint name
    Kessinger Publishing
    Publication date
    23 May 2010