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Cyranny’s quickie!

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Do you have any weird superstitions? 

 

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  1. Yes, several. I’m highly superstitious and have read a lot of ‘old’ books, so I come to know about different superstitions and why and how they come into play. One that I’ve had since I was a child came from that old rhyme “Step on a crack, break your mother’s back”. I’ve avoided stepping on cracks ever since I first heard it and yeah sometimes I take a step back, look at myself, and say “Man. That’s WEIRD!” Besides now my mother is dead, so why worry? 😉 BUT. I still do it.

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    1. Hahahahaha yes, I’ve heard about that one 😉 I agree, your mother probably wouldn’t risk much if you stopped! But when you start doing such things, it is very hard to stop. Personally, I collect Freja’s whiskers when they fall off. I was once told they brought good luck, I don’t really believe it, but I still keep them anyway. Chéri really finds it silly.

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  2. If there is a ladder or board leaning up against a wall and the shape forms a triangle I will not step through it but go around even if it means stepping into the street. I have heard it is something to do with the Trinity ( God/Christ? Holy Spirit) and walking through it breaks the Trinity. I have also had it pointed out that walking under a ladder leaning on a building could be dangerous. Another one: in the theatre there is a superstition that you must NEVER

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    1. Oops dont know what happened there In the theatre you must NEVER say Macbeth. If anyone says it they have to go out of the room and turn around 3 times and knock to re enter the room. No one must tell them to come in They just come in and the spell is broken. This is a serious one in the theatre to the point that actors just refer to “the Scottish play” never Macbeth.

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      1. I’m surprised I never heard about this one before. I am a big theatre fan, and now I wonder if I might have said it once. The chances are slim to none, since I rarely mention Macb*th, but whenever theatres re-open, I’ll really be careful (and I’ll have a thought for you for sure, when I enter the room 😉 )

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      2. You’ve cleared up the ‘never walk under a ladder’ superstition. That’s very interesting! And I’d heard about the “Scottish Play” one bringing bad luck, but in addition, nobody must quote ANY of the lines from it either…

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    2. Oooooh, a classic 🙂 I don’t believe in the badluck factor, but I always get a feeling that the ladder will fall on top of me, so I too go all the way around it 😉 That Trinity explanation is very interesting, first time I hear about it.

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