Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers: The Origins of Old Wives' Tales and Superstitions in Our Everyday Lives

Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers: The Origins of Old Wives' Tales and Superstitions in Our Everyday Lives


Cross your hands, knock on wooden, and grasp your rabbit's foot a bit tighter.

during this fascinating and without end diverting booklet, Harry Oliver delves into the tales at the back of the traditions and superstitions that permeate our daily lives, unearthing the attention-grabbing histories of those bizarre notions. So ahead of you look for from now on four-leaf clovers, fear in regards to the subsequent Friday the thirteenth, or stay away from jogging below any ladders, dip into this remarkable tome and realize:
*Why breaking a replicate brings seven years of undesirable success.
*The most sensible day of the week to invite for a want.
*Why you have to by no means hop over a baby in Turkey.

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