The old wives tale about your hands itching goes something like this:
If the palm of your right hand is itchy, money will be coming your way. But, if you scratch the right hand while it is itchy, it’ll keep the money from coming.
If the left hand is itchy, you will be paying money to someone, and you should scratch away to do away with the payments.
SNEEZING:If you do not wish your soul to escape while sneezing you should place your hand over your mouth.
Be sure that someone says “God Bless you” when you sneeze to drive the devil away or he may enter your body.
Here are the old wives tales for every day of the week and the meaning of your sneeze:
- Monday means danger.
- Tuesday means you will kiss a stranger
- Wednesday means you will receive a letter
- Thursday means something better is coming
- Friday means sorrow.
- Saturday means you will see your love tomorrow.
- Sunday means that the devil will be in control over you all week long.
Even how many times you sneeze in a row has meaning:
- Sneeze once for sorrow.
- Sneeze twice for joy.
- Sneeze three times for a letter.
- Sneeze four times for a boy.
- Sneeze five times for silver.
- Sneeze six times for gold.
- Sneeze seven times for a secret that will never be told.
The old wives tale says that you should not tattoo the name of your lover on your skin, or the relationship is destined to fail.
DROPPING SILVERWARE: If you drop a spoon, a baby is coming/someone in your family is going to have a baby.
If you drop a fork, a woman is coming. When you drop a fork that means that a woman is coming to your door. It could be a friend, a family member, or even just a delivery person.
If you drop a knife, a man is coming. This is the same as for dropping a fork only it will be a man.
MONEY: If you always pick up burnt matches instead of leaving them laying you will find money.
When you peel onions, burn them and you will never by empty handed.
At the stroke of midnight on New Years Eve, while holding money in one hand, kneel and pray and you will have money the remaining of the year.
If you see a shooting star, say money, money, money and you will soon receive money.
If you see bubbles in the rain, you will receive a lot of money.
Wrap a penny in paper and carry it with you this will make sure you never go broke.
If you make money on Monday, keep it and the amount will increase during the remainder of the week.
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What are some old wives tales you've heard and/or believe?