~*~superstitious beliefs ~*~


this includes numbers beginning with four, especially the number four itself.
as it is the same word as "dead".

- not to walk under ladders.
- not to stick chopsticks into food vertically (makes an offer to the deaths)
- black cats are considered as unlucky.
- if a black cat crosses the street, not to cross the street and to change the way.
- number eight stand for good luck/to be rich.
- number thirteen is avoided for building floors, seats, house numbers, etc.
- if a funeral car crosses by, the thumbs must be hidden.

do you know more such superstitious beliefs?