Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Old Wives' Tale - Superstition

Hello Dear Readers,

Below are some superstitions that we may, consciously or unconsciously know, haha, enjoy!

A bird in the house is a sign of a death.
If a robin flies into a room through a window, death will shortly follow.

Light candles on the night after November 1. One for each deceased relative should be placed in the window in the room where death occurred.

You must hold your breath while going past a cemetery or you will breathe in the spirit of someone who has recently died.

If a clock which has not been working suddenly chimes, there will be a death in the family.
You will have bad luck if you do not stop the clock in the room where someone dies.

If a woman is buried in black, she will return to haunt the family.
If a dead person's eyes are left open, he'll find someone to take with him.
Mirrors in a house with a corpse should be covered or the person who sees himself will die next.

Dogs howling in the dark of night, Howl for death before daylight.
If you dream of death it's a sign of a birth, if you dream of birth, it's a sign of death.
If you touch a loved one who has died, you won't have dreams about them

A person who dies on Good Friday will go right to heaven.
A person who dies at midnight on Christmas Eve will go straight to heaven because the gates of heaven are open at that time.
All windows should be opened at the moment of death so that the soul can leave.
The soul of a dying person can't escape the body and go to heaven if any locks are locked in the house.

If the left eye twitches there will soon be a death in the family.
If a dead person's eyes are left open, he'll find someone to take with him.

Funerals on Friday portend another death in the family during the year.
It's bad luck to count the cars in a funeral cortege.
It's bad luck to meet a funeral procession head on.
Thunder following a funeral means that the dead person's soul has reached heaven.
Nothing new should be worn to a funeral, especially new shoes.
Pointing at a funeral procession will cause you to die within the month
Pregnant women should not attend funerals.

If the person buried lived a good life, flowers will grow on the grave. If the person was evil, weeds will grow.

If a mirror in the house falls and breaks by itself, someone in the house will die soon.

A white moth inside the house or trying to enter the house means death.

If 3 people are photographed together, the one in the middle will die first.

If 13 people sit down at a table to eat, one of them will die before the year is over.

Dropping an umbrella on the floor means that there will be a murder in the house.

adapted from : www.corsinet.com

-Tell me if you like em^^ The above are all superstitious taboos and trivias about death~

Mr. Sphyncter

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