Good Luck. Bad Luck
Do you know why there are so many greeting cards with featured cats in them in England? It is lucky there to meet a black cat.
What do we do when we do not want to stave off bad luck? We touch wood and knock on wood. It is also lucky to touch wood in England.
Are you ever lucky to find a clover plant with four leaves? In England white heather is lucky. In Ukraine lilac brings luck if you find a flower with three or five leaves.
A horseshoe is used as a symbol of good luck, especially at a wedding. It hangs over the door, but the horseshoe needs to be the right way up. The luck runs out of the horseshoe if it is upside down.
Horseshoes are generally a sign of good luck and feature on many good luck cards.
To have a whole month lucky say "white rabbits, white rabbits white rabbits on the first day of the month before you say any first word of the day.
If you are lucky to catch falling leaves in autumn you will have good luck. Every leaf means a lucky month next year.
Cut your hair when the moon is waxing and you will have good luck.
Putting money in the pocket of new clothes or into a new purse or wallet brings good luck.
Do not walk underneath a ladder. It is unlucky.
You are doomed to seven years bad luck if to break a mirror. The superstition originated in ancient times, when mirrors were the tools of the gods.
It is unlucky to see one magpie, lucky to see two,
If you spill salt, you must throw it over your shoulder to counteract the bad luck.
Do not open an umbrella in doors.
The number thirteen is unlucky. Friday the thirteenth is a very unlucky day. It is because Jesus was crucified on a Friday.
It is unlucky to put new shoes on the table.
It is unlucky to pass someone on the stairs.