It's Friday the 13th (in case you didn't know).

Let's take a look at some of the world's most popular superstitions, that could bring you either bad luck OR good luck!

 Bad Luck superstitions

  • Having a black cat cross your path
  • Walking under a ladder
  • Breaking a mirror
  • Anything involving the number 666
  • Opening an umbrella inside
  • Not holding your breath when passing by a cemetery
  • Stepping on a crack in the sidewalk
  • Groom seeing his bride on the wedding day before ceremony
  • The number 13, or Friday the 13th

Good Luck superstitions

  • Finding a penny (rare nowadays)
  • Owning a rabbits foot
  • Knocking on wood (reverses bad luck)
  • Finding a four-leaf clover
  • Tossing spilled salt over your shoulder
  • Finding a horse-shoe
  • Wishing on a shooting star
  • Bird droppings on your shoulder
  • Getting the bigger half of the wishbone
  • The number 13


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