Popular Superstitions

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ISBN : 8129201941

 

Author : Charles Platt

 

Pages : 183 pp

 

Year of Publishing : 2007

 

Binding : Paperback

 

Publisher : Indigo Books

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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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